bio·​cli·​mat·​ic ˌbī-ō-klī-ˈma-tik How to pronounce bioclimatic (audio)
: of or relating to the relations of climate and living matter
bioclimatic adaptations

Examples of bioclimatic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The property is built with sustainability in mind, utilising subterranean, bioclimatic design, with the architectural studio Block722 taking inspiration from the natural environment. Lauren Jade Hill, Forbes, 19 Feb. 2024 Each of these areas has unique bioclimatic conditions and conservation philosophies. Michael Brown, Discover Magazine, 4 Sep. 2023 Seeds also need to originate from areas similar to the geographic or bioclimatic zones they are planted in because seeds brought from an outside region are less likely to succeed. Elizabeth Gamillo, Discover Magazine, 18 Aug. 2023 In the years that followed, Bieler helped shape the masterplan replacing outdated concrete grottos with bioclimatic habitats — and cajoled the right patrons to help fund it. San Diego Union-Tribune, 31 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bioclimatic was in 1917

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“Bioclimatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition


: of, relating to, or concerned with the relations of climate and living matter
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