post·​de·​po·​si·​tion·​al ˌpōst-ˌde-pə-ˈzish-nəl How to pronounce postdepositional (audio)
: occurring following the deposition of something (such as sediment, archeological artifacts, or marine organisms)
postdepositional disturbance of marine sediment

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postdepositional was in 1893

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“Postdepositional.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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