Holarctic

adjective
Hol·​arc·​tic | \ hō-ˈlärk-tik How to pronounce Holarctic (audio) , hä-, -ˈlär-tik \

Definition of Holarctic

: of, relating to, or being the biogeographic region including the northern parts of the Old and the New Worlds and comprising the Nearctic and Palearctic regions or subregions

First Known Use of Holarctic

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Holarctic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Holarctic. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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