from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Adaptable to a wide range of temperatures. Used of an organism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Able to tolerate a wide range of temperature

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of enduring great differences of temperature; found in localities which differ widely in temperature; contrasted with stenothermal.


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