Meaning of Aalenian in English:

Aalenian

noun

(also Aalenien)
Geology
  • A stage at the lowest level of the Middle Jurassic, lying next below the Bajocian; the geological age corresponding to this stage.

Pronunciation

Aalenian

/ɑːˈliːnɪən/ /ɑːˈlɛnɪən/

adjective

(also Aalenien)
Geology
  • Designating this stage and age; of or relating to this stage.

Pronunciation

Aalenian

/ɑːˈliːnɪən/ /ɑːˈlɛnɪən/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Hardwicke's Science-gossip. In some forms from Aalen, the name of a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany + -ian, after French aalénien.