a river in the W Northwest Territories, Canada, flowing NW to the Mackenzie River. 310 miles (500 km) long.
- Arctic seal
rabbit fur that has been sheared and dyed to simulate sealskin. Historical Examples The lake is very deep, and, although situated in the temperate zone, is the home of a species of Arctic seal and tropical coral. Wealth of the World’s Waste Places and Oceania Jewett Castello Gilson
- Arctic stream
arctic stream Arctic Stream See Labrador Current.
- Arctic tern
a tern, Sterna paradisaea, resembling the common tern, that breeds in arctic and north temperate regions and winters in antarctic regions. Historical Examples It becomes rarer in Scotland, where it is largely replaced by the Arctic tern. British Sea Birds Charles Dixon They nest on islands off the coast of Alaska, sometimes together with the […]
- Arctic willow
noun a low-growing shrub, Salix arctica, of the tundra Historical Examples Near by a flock of ptarmigan fed upon the buds of a clump of arctic willow that was dwarfed almost out of existence. The Rocky Mountain Wonderland Enos A. Mills The ice hare lives on the bark and twigs of the arctic willow and […]