sub·​tem·​per·​ate ˌsəb-ˈtem-p(ə-)rət How to pronounce subtemperate (audio)
: of or occurring in the colder parts of the temperate zones

Word History

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subtemperate was in 1852

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Cite this Entry

“Subtemperate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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