Acclimatize Ac*cli"ma*tize ([a^]k`kl[imac]"m[.a]*t[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acclimatized} ([a^]k`kl[imac]"m[.a]*t[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Acclimatizing} ([a^]k`kl[imac]"m[.a]*t[imac]`z[i^]ng).] To inure or habituate to a climate different from that which is natural; to adapt to the peculiarities of a foreign or strange climate; said of man, the inferior animals, or plants. [1913 Webster]

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