Definition of Arctogaean in English:

Arctogaean

(US Arctogean)

adjective

  • Relating to or denoting a zoogeographical area comprising the Palaearctic, Nearctic, Ethiopian, and Oriental regions.

    ‘these tortoises form an exclusively Arctogaean group’
    • ‘He considered Central America as being transitional between the Arctogaean and Neogaean Realms.’
    • ‘A considerable number of the families are shared with European and Northern Asia, and many may be designated as the Arctogean.’

Pronunciation

Arctogaean

/ˌɑːktəˈdʒiːən/