Lias


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Lias

(ˈlaɪəs)
n
(Geological Science) the lowest series of rocks of the Jurassic system
[C15 (referring to a kind of limestone), C19 (geological sense) from Old French liois, perhaps from lie lees, dregs, so called from its appearance]
Liassic adj
References in classic literature ?
There were huge tortoises too, paddling about among these other reptiles, which Perry said were Plesiosaurs of the Lias.
Lias previously held senior management positions at Cytovance Biologics, KBI BioPharma, Diosynth RTP (formerly Covance Biotechnology Services) and Lonza Biologics.
This walas led directly to the English designation Wales," writes Lias.
Named after the local blue lias rock, each walk is clearly marked with distinctive blue ammonite fossil discs.
Lia is a sixteen-year-old refugee, a survivor of a prison camp, who is being relocated to a new planet colony.