Simple Definition of antarctic
: of or relating to the South Pole or the region around it
Full Definition of antarctic
: of or relating to the south pole or to the region near it
Examples of antarctic
The group is involved in Antarctic exploration.
Origin of antarctic
Middle English antartik, from Latin antarcticus, from Greek antarktikos, from anti- + arktikos arctic
First Known Use: 14th century
ANTARCTIC Defined for Kids
Definition of antarctic
: of or relating to the south pole or to the region around it <antarctic explorers>
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