Definitions for "Paraglacial"
Para-: a prefix meaning "subsidiary" or "accessory" (e.g., para legal). Refers to glacier- related processes and phenomena such as postglacial alluviation, loess deposition, and pluvial lake evolution.
Paraglacial - means unstable conditions (as defined by Renwick, 1992) caused by a significant relaxation time in processes and geomorphic patterns following glacial climates (Church and Ryder, 1972).