a biogeographical division comprising the Holarctic and Paleotropical regions.
of or relating to Arctogaea
a zoogeographical area comprising the Palaearctic, Nearctic, Oriental, and Ethiopian regions Compare Neogaea, Notogaea
a person who is very fond of and is usually a collector of teddy bears. noun a person who collects teddy bears or is fond of them noun one who loves teddy bears, one who collects teddy bears; also called arctophilist Word Origin Greek arktos ‘bear’
noun See arctophile
a first-magnitude star in the constellation Boötes. Historical Examples It was a gentle dig at his arcturian homeland, which was smaller than most planets. Youth Isaac Asimov For twenty-four hours on that arcturian planet, I would give my life. A Voyage to Arcturus David Lindsay They are of a spectral type approximately solar; no Orion, […]
a first-magnitude star in the constellation Boötes. Historical Examples Opposite there is another star, coloured, between the knees of the Bear Warden, dedicated there under the name of Arcturus. Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius Been computing the orbit of the wreckage of the Arcturus around Jupiter. Spacehounds of IPC Edward Elmer Smith Its leading star […]