Cryptozoic etymology

English word Cryptozoic comes from English crypto- (Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.), English -zoic

Detailed word origin of Cryptozoic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
crypto- English (eng) Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.
-zoic English (eng) Relating to some specified form of animal existence. Relating to some specified geologic period.
Cryptozoic English (eng) (archaic, geology) An eon or other time period before the Cambrian, when the fossils of hard-shelled animals first appeared in the geological record.

Words with the same origin as Cryptozoic

Descendants of crypto-
cryptoanalytical cryptobenthic cryptobotany cryptochirality cryptochrome cryptoendolith cryptoexotic cryptoflysch cryptofunction cryptoglandular cryptogram cryptography cryptology cryptomaterial cryptophane cryptophone cryptopolyploid cryptoprocessing cryptoprotocol cryptopyrrole cryptosexist cryptotomography cryptovirological cryptozoology
Descendants of -zoic
Anthropozoic Archaeozoic Archeozoic Cenozoic Mesozoic Paleozoic Proterozoic azoic ectozoic epizoic holozoic hypozoic saprozoic