Arctalian

adjective
Arc·ta·lian | \(ˈ)ärk¦tālyən, -lēən\

Definition of Arctalian 

: of, relating to, or being the biogeographic realm that comprises all northern seas and extends southward as far as floating ice occurs

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Arctalian

New Latin Arctalia northern biogeographic realm (from arct- + -alia) + English -an

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Arctalian

Dictionary Entries near Arctalian

arcsine

arc spectrum

arct-

Arctalian

Arctamerican

arctan

arctangent

Statistics for Arctalian

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Arctalian

What made you want to look up Arctalian? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a state of commotion or excitement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!