variants: or Antarctogean \ (ˈ)ant‧¦ärktə¦jēən also -​n‧¦tär-​ \

Definition of Antarctogaean

: of, relating to, or being a biogeographic realm that comprises New Zealand and the Antarctic continent and islands — compare notogaean

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First Known Use of Antarctogaean

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Antarctogaean

New Latin Antarctogaea, Antarctogea, a biogeographic realm (from Latin antarcticus + New Latin -o- + -gaea, -gea) + English -an

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“Antarctogaean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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