Share this entry

Share this page

Arctogaea

Syllabification: Arc·to·gae·a
Pronunciation: /ˌärktōˈjēə
 
/
(also Arctogea) Zoology

Definition of Arctogaea in English:

Origin

modern Latin, from Greek arktos 'northern' + gaia 'earth'.

Derivatives

Arctogaean

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • Gill called this region the Arctogaean, while Heilprin called it the Holarctic.
  • Available data indicates an Arctogaean distribution pattern for Neostempellina, with possible extension into the Neotropics.

Definition of Arctogaea in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day prepotent
Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence