- after a given glacial epoch, especially the Pleistocene.
Origin of postglacial
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Examples from the Web for post-glacial
Mr. Dawkins believes that this species survived to post-glacial times.Mythical Monsters</p>
But all American observers are not so parsimonious with regard to post-glacial time.Fragments of Earth Lore
The whole of Finland is covered with Glacial and post-Glacial deposits.
In like manner, we cannot positively say when this post-glacial period ended and the recent began.Human Origins
What cause could have led to its extinction in Post-Glacial times is as yet a mystery.The Chain of Life in Geological Time
Sir J. William Dawson
- formed or occurring after a glacial period, esp after the Pleistocene epoch
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Word Origin and History for post-glacial
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- Relating to or occurring during the time following a glacial period.
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