Definition of arctic
- arctic waters
- arctic animals
- arctic clothing
- arctic air
- an arctic smile
The group is involved in Arctic exploration.
the arctic air of deep winter
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First Known Use: circa 1540See Words from the same year
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of very fine texture or delicate form
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