posteruptive

adjective
post·​erup·​tive | \ ˌpōst-i-ˈrəp-tiv How to pronounce posteruptive (audio) \

Definition of posteruptive

: occurring after an eruption (such as a volcanic eruption or the eruption of a tooth) … directly involved in research on the posteruptive soils of Mount St. Helens …— Fiorenzo C. Ugolini posteruptive changes in tooth enamel

First Known Use of posteruptive

1930, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About posteruptive

Time Traveler for posteruptive

Time Traveler

The first known use of posteruptive was in 1930

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near posteruptive

post-eruption

posteruptive

postery

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for posteruptive

Cite this Entry

“Posteruptive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posteruptive. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for posteruptive

posteruptive

adjective
post·​erup·​tive | \ ˌpōst-i-ˈrəp-tiv How to pronounce posteruptive (audio) \

Medical Definition of posteruptive

: occurring or forming after eruption (as of the teeth)

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!