: very cold : approaching the frigid
a subboreal climate
: of, relating to, or constituting a postglacial period preceding the boreal and characterized by relatively warm dry climate
: of, relating to, or constituting a biogeographic zone that approaches the boreal in climatic condition

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary sub- + boreal

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“Subboreal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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