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Arctogaea

[ahrk-tuh-jee-uh] /ˌɑrk təˈdʒi ə/
noun
1.
a biogeographical division comprising the Holarctic and Paleotropical regions.
Also, Arctogea.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to arcto- (< Greek arkto- combining form of árktos; see arctic) + gaea (< Greek gaîa land, earth)
Related forms
Arctogaean, Arctogean, Arctogaeal, Arctogeal, Arctogaeic, Arctogeic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for arctogaean

Arctogaean

/ˌɑːktəˈdʒiːən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Arctogaea

Arctogaea

/ˌɑːktəˈdʒiːə/
noun
1.
a zoogeographical area comprising the Palaearctic, Nearctic, Oriental, and Ethiopian regions Compare Neogaea, Notogaea
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