from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large hypothetical continent, especially Pangaea, that is thought to have split into smaller ones in the geologic past. Also called protocontinent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A very large continent that split into smaller ones in the Earth’s geologic past.
- n. Sometimes used to refer, due to their being composed of multiple continents, to one of the following modern landmasses: Afro-Eurasia and the Americas. (compare subcontinent)
super- + continent (Wiktionary)