Definition of Pararctalian
: of, relating to, or being the temperate marine biogeographic realm that is bounded by the isocrymes of 44 degrees and 68 degrees F and that includes northern seas from the northerly limit of reef-building corals to the southerly limit of floating ice
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Origin and Etymology of pararctalian
New Latin, from Pararctalia, temperate marine realm of the northern hemisphere (from 1para- + Arctalia, northern biogeographic realm) + English -an
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