Antarctic meaning

antärktik, antärtik
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.

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Of or near the South Pole or the region around it.
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Alternative spelling of Antarctic.
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Of, from, or pertaining to Antarctica and the south polar regions.
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(figuratively) Opposite, contradictory.
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One of the major ecozones of the world, covering the south polar regions.
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the Antarctic
  • The region including Antarctica & the Antarctic Ocean.
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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