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amphigaean

adjective, often capitalized am·phi·gae·an \¦amfə¦jēən\
variants: or

amphigean

\¦amfə¦jēən\

Definition of amphigaean

  1. 1 of a plant or animal :  found in both hemispheres :  cosmopolitan

  2. 2 of a plant :  having flowers arising from the rootstock

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Origin and Etymology of amphigaean

amphi- + -gaean, -gean (from Greek gaia earth + English -an)


First Known Use: 1857


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amphigaean

adjective, often capitalized am·phi·gae·an \"\
variants: less commonly

amphigean

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Definition of amphigaean

  1. :  occurring in temperate parts of South America

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Origin and Etymology of amphigaean

New Latin Amphigaea (from amphi- + -gaea) temperate South America + English -an


First Known Use: 1885


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