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Re"cent

(r"snt), a. [L. recens, -entis: cf. F. rcent.] 1. Of late origin, existence, or occurrence; lately come; not of remote date, antiquated style, or the like; not already known, familiar, worn out, trite, etc.; fresh; novel; new; modern; as, recent news.
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The ancients were of opinion, that a considerable portion of that country [Egypt] was recent, and formed out of the mud discharged into the neighboring sea by the Nile.
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2. (Geol.) Of or pertaining to the present or existing epoch; as, recent shells.
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