Palaearctic

adjective
Palae·arctic
variants: or Palearctic \¦⸗⸗+ \

Definition of Palaearctic 

: of, relating to, or being a biogeographic region or subregion that includes Europe, Asia north of the Himalayas, northern Arabia, and Africa north of the Sahara : Old World Holarctic

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pale- + arctic

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