Arctogaean

[ˌα:ktə'dʒi:ən]
(US Arctogean)
adjective Zoology relating to or denoting the zoogeographical area Arctogaea, comprising the Palaearctic, Nearctic, Ethiopian, and Oriental regions.
Origin
from mod. L. Arctogaea, from Gk arktos 'northern' + gaia 'earth'.

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