"nearctic" Definition

  1. a. Of or pertaining to a region of the earth's surface including all of temperate and arctic North America and Greenland. In the geographical distribution of animals, this region is marked off as the habitat certain species.

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Position in dictionary: 65244 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a.,
Words that start with "nearctic": 1
Words that end with "nearctic": 1
Words that contain "nearctic": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of nearctic

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