nearctic


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nearctic \Ne*arc"tic\, a. [Neo + arctic.]
   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.
   [1913 Webster]
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