Neogaean
Neogaean Ne`o*g[ae]"an (n[=e]`[-o]*j[=e]"an), a. [Neo- + Gr. gai^a earth.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the New World, or Western Hemisphere. [1913 Webster]

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  • Neogaean — See Neogaea. * * * …   Universalium

  • neogaean — neo·gae·an …   English syllables

  • neogaean — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Neogaea — Neogaean, Neogean, Neogaeal, Neogeal, Neogaeic, Neogeic, adj. /nee euh jee euh/, n. a biogeographical division comprising the Neotropical region. Also, Neogea. [ < NL; see NEO , GAEA] * * * …   Universalium

  • Neogaea — Neogaean, Neogean, Neogaeal, Neogeal, Neogaeic, Neogeic, adj. /nee euh jee euh/, n. a biogeographical division comprising the Neotropical region. Also, Neogea. [ NL; see NEO , GAEA] …   Useful english dictionary

  • biogeographic region — Introduction       area of animal and plant distribution having similar or shared characteristics throughout.       It is a matter of general experience that the plants and animals of the land and inland waters differ to a greater or lesser… …   Universalium

  • South America — South American. a continent in the S part of the Western Hemisphere. 271,000,000; ab. 6,900,000 sq. mi. (17,871,000 sq. km). * * * Continent, Western Hemisphere. The world s fourth largest continent, it is bounded by the Caribbean Sea to the… …   Universalium

  • Schmidt, Karl P. — ▪ American zoologist born June 19, 1890, Lake Forest, Ill., U.S. died Sept. 26, 1957, Chicago       U.S. zoologist whose international reputation derived from the principles of animal ecology he established through his theoretical studies and… …   Universalium

  • Neogaea — [nē΄ō jē′ə, nē΄əjē′ə] n. [ModL < NEO + Gr gaia, earth] one of the three primary zoogeographic areas of the earth, coextensive with the Neotropical realm Neogaean adj …   English World dictionary

  • neogean — adjective see neogaean …   Useful english dictionary

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