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postglacial

[pohst-gley-shuh l]
adjective Geology.
  1. 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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postglacial

adjective
  1. formed or occurring after a glacial period, esp after the Pleistocene epoch
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postglacial in Science

postglacial

[pōst-glāshəl]
  1. Relating to or occurring during the time following a glacial period.
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