Brückner cycle

noun
Brück·​ner cycle | \ ˈbru̇knə(r)-, -rik-, -rᵫk- \

Definition of Brückner cycle

: a climatic cycle marked by the recurrence of warm and dry years and cool and rainy years and averaging about 35 years

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History and Etymology for Brückner cycle

after Eduard Brückner †1927 German meteorologist

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“Brückner cycle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Br%C3%BCckner%20cycle. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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