postglacial

[ pohst-gley-shuhl ]
/ poʊstˈgleɪ ʃəl /

adjective Geology.

after a given glacial epoch, especially the Pleistocene.

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Origin of postglacial

First recorded in 1850–55; post- + glacial
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British Dictionary definitions for postglacial

postglacial
/ (pəʊstˈɡleɪsɪəl) /

adjective

formed or occurring after a glacial period, esp after the Pleistocene epoch
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Scientific definitions for postglacial

postglacial
[ pōst-glāshəl ]

Relating to or occurring during the time following a glacial period.
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