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climatic

[klahy-mat-ik] /klaɪˈmæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to climate.
2.
(of ecological phenomena) due to climate rather than to soil or topography.
Also, climatical, climatal
[klahy-mi-tl] /ˈklaɪ mɪ tl/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; climate + -ic
Related forms
climatically, adverb
subclimatic, adjective
Can be confused
climactic, climatic.
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Word Origin and History for climatal

climatic

adj.

1828, from climate + -ic. There is a 1650 citation for climatical in OED. Related: Climatically.

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