Arctogaean

adjective

Arc·​to·​gae·​an
variants or Arctogean
¦arktə¦jēən
or less commonly Arctogaeal or Arctogeal
-ēəl
: of, relating to, or being a biogeographic realm that comprises the Holarctic, Ethiopian, and Oriental regions

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Arctogaea, Arctogea, a biogeographic realm (from arct- + -gaea, -gea) + English -an

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“Arctogaean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arctogaean. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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