amphigean

  a. occuring in both hemispheres; Botany, with flowers arising from root-stock.

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  • Amphigean — Am phi*ge an, a. [Gr. ? + ?, ?, the earth.] Extending over all the zones, from the tropics to the polar zones inclusive. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amphigean — I. adjective see amphigaean I II. adjective see amphigaean II * * * amphigean, a. rare. (æmˈfɪdʒɪən) [mod. f. Gr. ἀµϕί on both sides of, about + γῆ earth + an.] Extending all over the earth …   Useful english dictionary

  • amphigean — См. amphigaean …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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