Definition of Preboreal in English:

Preboreal

adjective

  • Relating to or denoting the first climatic stage of the postglacial period in northern Europe, between the Younger Dryas and Boreal stages (about 10,000 to 9,000 years ago). The stage was marked by a rapid spread of birch and pine forests.

    ‘Antarctic temperatures dipped slightly as Preboreal warming intensified in the Northern Hemisphere’

noun

  • the PreborealThe first climatic stage of the postglacial period in northern Europe, between the Younger Dryas and Boreal stages (about 10,000 to 9,000 years ago)

    ‘in the younger part of the Preboreal, forest growth was much denser’

Pronunciation

Preboreal

/priːˈbɔːrɪəl/