steno·​ther·​mal ˌste-nə-ˈthər-məl How to pronounce stenothermal (audio)
: capable of surviving over only a narrow range of temperatures
stenothermal fish
stenotherm noun

Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stenothermal was in 1881

Dictionary Entries Near stenothermal

Cite this Entry

“Stenothermal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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