preglacial

[ pree-gley-shuh l ]
/ priˈgleɪ ʃəl /

adjective Geology.

prior to a given glacial epoch, especially the Pleistocene.

Origin of preglacial

First recorded in 1850–55; pre- + glacial
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British Dictionary definitions for preglacial

preglacial
/ (priːˈɡleɪsɪəl) /

adjective

formed or occurring before a glacial period, esp before the Pleistocene epoch
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