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subarctic

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adjective sub·arc·tic \-ˈärk-tik, -ˈär-tik\

Definition of subarctic

  1. :  of, relating to, characteristic of, or being regions immediately outside of the arctic circle or regions similar to these in climate or conditions of life

subarctic noun


Origin of subarctic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1854

Rhymes with subarctic


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