Notogaeic

Notogaea

[noh-tuh-jee-uh]
noun
a biogeographical division comprising the Australian region.
Also, Notogea.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek nóto(s) the south + gaîa earth, land

Notogaean, noun, adjective
Notogaeal, Notogaeic, adjective
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Notogaea (ˌnəʊtəˈdʒiːə)
 
n
Arctogaea Compare Neogaea a zoogeographical area comprising the Australasian region
 
[C19: from Greek notos south wind + gaia land]

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