paleothermal

adjective

pa·​leo·​thermal
¦pālēō,
¦palēō+
variants or paleothermic
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: relating to or characteristic of warm climates of past geological time
a paleothermal flora

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary pale- + thermal or thermic

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“Paleothermal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paleothermal. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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