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preglacial

[ pree-gley-shuhl ]
/ priˈgleɪ ʃəl /
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adjective Geology.
prior to a given glacial epoch, especially the Pleistocene.
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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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