[ak-luh-meyt, uh-klahy-mit]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), acclimated, acclimating.
to accustom or become accustomed to a new climate or environment; adapt.

1785–95; < French acclimater. See ac-, climate

acclimatable [uh-klahy-mi-tuh-buhl] , adjective
acclimation [ak-luh-mey-shuhn] , noun
reacclimate, verb, reacclimated, reacclimating.
unacclimated, adjective

acclamation, acclimation. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Word Origin & History

1792, from Fr. acclimater, from à "to" (from L. ad) + climat (see climate). The extended form acclimatize is now more common. Acclimation is recorded from 1859.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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