follow Dictionary.com

7 Ways to Say Thank You

Medieval Warm Period

noun
1.
the time, c900–1400, during which warmer temperatures existed in many parts of the world.
Abbreviation: MWP.
Also called Medieval Warm Epoch, Medieval Climatic Optimum.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
medieval warm epoch in Science
Medieval Warm Period
  (mē'dē-ē'vəl, měd'ē-, mĭ-dē'vəl)   
The period from about 1000 to 1400 in which global temperatures are thought to have been a few degrees warmer than those of the preceding and following periods. The climatic effects of this period were confined primarily to Europe and North America. The period following the Medieval Warm Period is known as the Little Ice Age.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Medieval Warm Period

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for medieval

14
17
Scrabble Words With Friends