Afrogaean

adjective
Af·ro·gae·an | \ ¦a-frō-¦jē-ən \

Definition of Afrogaean 

: ethiopian used in biogeographic description

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First Known Use of Afrogaean

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Afrogaean

New Latin Afrogaea the Ethiopian region of Africa (from Afr- + -gaea) + English -an

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