Arctogaea


Arctogaea
Arctogaean, Arctogean, Arctogaeal, Arctogeal, Arctogaeic, Arctogeic, adj.
/ahrk'teuh jee"euh/, n.
a biogeographical division comprising the Holarctic and Paleotropical regions.
Also, Arctogea.
[1865-70; < NL, equiv. to arcto- ( < Gk arkto- comb. form of árktos; see ARCTIC) + gaea ( < Gk gaîa land, earth)]

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