paleoclimate

noun
pa·​leo·​climate | \ ¦pālēō, chiefly British ¦palēō+ \

Definition of paleoclimate

: the climate during a past geological age

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First Known Use of paleoclimate

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for paleoclimate

pale- + climate

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The first known use of paleoclimate was in 1924

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“Paleoclimate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paleoclimate. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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