a low-growing shrub, Salix arctica, of the tundra
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 the dry moss and stubble of the desolate regions it inhabits.
Harper’s Young People, January 27, 1880 Various
- Arctic zone
the section of the earth’s surface lying between the Arctic Circle and the North Pole. Historical Examples The plant is widely distributed in the north temperate zone, extending into the Arctic Zone. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various Anywhere out of the Arctic Zone of the New England conscience. Love in a […]
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noun any moth of the family Arctiidae, which includes the footman, ermine, and tiger moths
a biogeographical division comprising the Holarctic and Paleotropical regions. Historical Examples Arctogaea as a whole may be characterised by both negative and positive characters. The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard noun a zoogeographical area comprising the Palaearctic, Nearctic, Oriental, and Ethiopian regions Compare Neogaea, Notogaea