Meaning of Nearctic

Ne•arc•tic

Pronunciation: (nē-ärk'tik, -är'-), [key]
— adj. Biogeog.
  1. belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising temperate Greenland and arctic North America, sometimes including high mountainous regions of the northern Temperate Zone.
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