acclimature

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acclimature ‎(uncountable)

  1. (rare) The act of acclimating, or the state of being acclimated.
    • 1823, Charles Caldwell, “Thoughts on the probable destiny of New Orleans”, in The Philadelphia Journal of the Medical and Physical Sciences[1], volume 6, page 3:
      From this we must except the attack of fever, denominated acclimature or seasoning, to which they are usually subject in the first or second summer after their arrival.

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