stadial

adjective
sta·​di·​al | \ ˈstādēəl \

Definition of stadial

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to a stage, stadial, or stadium

stadial

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of stadial (Entry 2 of 2)

: a substage of a glacial stage especially : one marked by a readvance of ice

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History and Etymology for stadial

Adjective

stadium + -al

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“Stadial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stadial. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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