Antarctic Definition

antärktik, antärtik
adjective
Of or near the South Pole or the region around it.
Webster's New World
The definition of Antarctic is anything that is closely located or related to the South Pole.
An example of an animal that may be Antarctic is the penguin.
YourDictionary
Alternative spelling of Antarctic.
Wiktionary

Of, from, or pertaining to Antarctica and the south polar regions.

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(figuratively) Opposite, contradictory.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • south-polar
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pronoun

One of the major ecozones of the world, covering the south polar regions.

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Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Antarctic

  • the Antarctic

Origin of Antarctic

  • From Old French antarctique, from Latin antarcticus, from Ancient Greek ανταρκτικός (antarktikós), from αντί (anti-, “opposite”) + άρκτος (arktos, “Great Bear”) + ικός (-ikos, “-ic”).

    From Wiktionary

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