Cambrian(redirected from Cambrian era)
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Related to Cambrian era: Cambrian Explosion, Precambrian era
of, denoting, or formed in the first 65 million years of the Palaeozoic era, during which marine invertebrates, esp trilobites, flourished
The lowest geologic system that contains abundant fossils of animals, and the first (earliest) geologic period of the Paleozoic era from 570 to 500 million years ago.