1Relating to or denoting a zoogeographical region comprising North America as far south as northern Mexico, together with Greenland. Compare with Holarctic.
More example sentences
- Humans introduced Old World sparrows to the Nearctic, Neotropical and Australian regions.
- Comparisons were made between larvae of C. lari and larvae of other Nearctic species of Ceratophyllus available to us.
- Striped skunks are native only to the Nearctic region.
1.1 (as noun the Nearctic) The Nearctic region.
Definition of Nearctic in:
- The US English dictionary