post-eruption

adjective

post-erup·​tion ˌpōst-i-ˈrəp-shən How to pronounce post-eruption (audio)
: occurring after an eruption (such as a volcanic eruption)
posteruption climate change
… to make alternative plans the next time its winter carnival falls during a posteruption winter warming.Richard A. Kerr

Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of post-eruption was in 1907

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“Post-eruption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/post-eruption. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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