Brückner cycle

noun

Brück·​ner cycle
ˈbru̇knə(r)-,
-rik-,
-rᵫk-
: a climatic cycle marked by the recurrence of warm and dry years and cool and rainy years and averaging about 35 years

Word History

Etymology

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 8 Dec. 2022.

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