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Noun: Mississippian  ,mi-si'si-pee-un
  1. A native or resident of Mississippi
  2. From 345 million to 310 million years ago; increase of land areas; primitive ammonites; winged insects
    - Missippian period, Lower Carboniferous, Lower Carboniferous period

Derived forms: Mississippians

Type of: American, geological period, period

Part of: Carboniferous, Carboniferous period

Encyclopedia: Mississippian