Notogaea
Notogaean, n., adj.Notogaeal, Notogaeic, adj.
/noh'teuh jee"euh/, n.
a biogeographical division comprising the Australian region.
Also, Notogea.
[ < NL < Gk nóto(s) the south + gaîa earth, land]

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