variants or Palaeogean or less commonly Paleogean
: of, relating to, or being a biogeographic realm consisting of the entire eastern hemisphere

Word History


New Latin Palaeogaea eastern hemisphere, literally, old world (from pale- + -gaea) + English -an

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“Palaeogaean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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