Kimmeridgean vs Oxfordian - What's the difference?

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Oxfordian is a coordinate term of kimmeridgean.


Kimmeridgean is likely misspelled.


Kimmeridgean has no English definition.

As a noun Oxfordian is

a native or resident of Oxford.

As a proper noun Oxfordian is

the age from 163.5±1.0 Ma to 157.3±1.0 Ma or the stage of rocks (chiefly coral-derived limestones) deposited during it.

As an adjective Oxfordian is

of or pertaining to Oxford or its residents.

kimmeridgean

Not English

Kimmeridgean has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

oxfordian

English

(Oxfordian theory of Shakespeare authorship)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A native or resident of Oxford.
  • One who believes that (Edward de Vere), 17th Earl of Oxford, wrote the plays traditionally attributed to (William Shakespeare).
  • Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (geology) The age from 163.5±1.0 Ma to 157.3±1.0 Ma or the stage of rocks (chiefly coral-derived limestones) deposited during it.
  • Synonyms

    * Corallian

    Hypernyms

    * Phanerozoic - eon; Mesozoic - era; Jurassic - period; Upper Jurassic - epoch

    Coordinate terms

    * Callovian (Middle Jurassic); Oxfordian , Kimmeridgean, Tithonian (Upper Jurassic) - ages or stages

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to Oxford or its residents.
  • Relating to or denoting the theory that Edward de Vere (1550–1604), Earl of Oxford, wrote the plays attributed to William Shakespeare.
  • Relating to the Oxfordian age or stage.
  • Derived terms

    * Oxfordianism * Oxfordian Theory

    References

    * http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/Oxfordian