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

  • adj. Relating to or occurring during the time following a glacial period.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Occurring after glaciation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Formed or occurring after the last glacial epoch of the Pleistocene period, or at a locality within the area of Pleistocene glaciation after the final disappearance of the glacier from the locality.
  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or designating, an epoch after the last Glacial and before the Terrace epoch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In geology See Post-tertiary.
  • Of or pertaining to any portion of Pleistocene time subsequent to the final recession of the continental ice-sheet.
  • n. A sediment deposited under conditions consequent upon the retreat of a continental glacier.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or occurring during the time following a glacial period


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