Meaning of supracretaceous in English:

supracretaceous

adjective

Geology
  • Lying above the Cretaceous series.

Pronunciation

supracretaceous

/ˌsuːprəkrɪˈteɪʃəs/ /ˌsjuːprəkrɪˈteɪʃəs/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Thomas De la Beche (1796–1855), geologist.