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Arctic US English

Of or relating to the regions around the North Pole

arctic US Thesaurus

Arctic waters

arctic in Arctic US English

(Of weather conditions) very cold

the Arctic in Arctic US English

The regions around the North Pole

arctics in Arctic US English

Thick waterproof overshoes extending to the ankle or above

Arctic fox US English

A fox with a thick coat that turns white in winter, found on the tundra of North America and Eurasia

Arctic hare US English

A hare whose coat turns white in winter, found in the arctic areas of North America

Arctic tern US English

A red-billed tern that breeds in the Arctic and adjacent areas, migrating to Antarctic regions for the winter

Arctic, the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

regions around the North Pole

Arctic Circle US English

The parallel of latitude 66° 33ʹ north of the equator. It marks the northernmost point at which the sun is visible on the northern winter solstice and the southernmost point at which the midnight sun can be seen on the northern summer solstice

Arctic Ocean US English

A sea that surrounds the North Pole and lies within the Arctic Circle. Much of the sea is covered with pack ice throughout the year

Arctic willow US English

A shrub, Salix arctica, found in the Canadian tundra

Arctic Archipelago US English

The name for all of the islands that lie north of mainland Canada and the Arctic Circle. Sparsely populated, they have varied mineral resources and wildlife. Baffin Island is the largest of the group

char4 US English

A troutlike freshwater or marine fish of northern countries, widely valued as a food and game fish

charr US English

Variant spelling of char.

cisco US English

A freshwater whitefish of northern countries. Most species are migratory and are important food fishes

subarctic US English

Of or relating to the region immediately south of the Arctic Circle

arctic willow in Arctic willow US English

A shrub, Salix arctica, found in the Canadian tundra

Arctic char in char4 US English

A troutlike freshwater or marine fish of northern countries, widely valued as a food and game fish

Arctic cisco in cisco US English

A freshwater whitefish of northern countries. Most species are migratory and are important food fishes

arctic poppy in poppy1 US English

A herbaceous plant with showy flowers, milky sap, and rounded seed capsules. Many poppies contain alkaloids and are a source of drugs such as morphine and codeine