Notogaea

or No·to·ge·a

[noh-tuh-jee-uh]

Origin of Notogaea

< New Latin < Greek nóto(s) the south + gaîa earth, land
Related formsNo·to·gae·an, noun, adjectiveNo·to·gae·al, No·to·gae·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for notogaean

Notogaean

noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Notogaea, a zoogeographical area comprising the Australasian region
adjective
  1. of or relating to Notogaea or its inhabitants

Notogaea

noun
  1. a zoogeographical area comprising the Australasian regionCompare Arctogaea, Neogaea

Word Origin for Notogaea

C19: from Greek notos south wind + gaia land
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