English dictionary definition of:

cretaceous


Noun

  • from 135 million to 63 million years ago; end of the age of reptiles; appearance of modern insects and flowering plants

Adjective

  • abounding in chalk
  • of or relating to or denoting the third period of the Mesozoic era

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View spelling list Rule-breakers: -ceous and -xious words and learn about the word cretaceous in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 30. Words with ci and ti e.g. ancient, special, initial, gracious.

Scrabble score for cretaceous


Scrabble score = 14

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

generated at 04:33:24 on 17-05-22

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