Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or resembling regions just south of the Arctic Circle.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Nearly arctic; existing or occurring a little south of the arctic circle: as, a subarctic region or fauna; subarctic animals or plants; a subarctic climate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Approximately arctic; belonging to a region just without the arctic circle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Region immediately outside of the Arctic Circle or regions similar to these in climate or conditions of life.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or characteristic of the subarctic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle

Etymologies

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sub- +‎ arctic

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