Definición de Nearctic en inglés:

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Nearctic

Pronunciación: /nēˈärktik/ Pronunciación: /-ˈärtik/

adjetivo

Zoology
1Relating to or denoting a zoogeographical region comprising North America as far south as northern Mexico, together with Greenland. The fauna is closely related to that of the Palearctic region. Compare with Holarctic.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.

Origen

Mid 19th century: from neo- 'new' + Arctic.

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División en sílabas: Ne·arc·tic

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