palearctic(redirected from paleoarctic)
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Of or relating to the biogeographic region that includes Europe, the northwest coast of Africa, and Asia north of the Himalaya Mountains.
pa•le•arc•tic(ˌpeɪ liˈɑrk tɪk, -ˈɑr tɪk; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-)
belonging to a biogeographic division comprising Europe, Africa north of the tropic of Cancer, the N part of the Arabian Peninsula, and Asia north of the Himalayas.