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Main Entry: 1arc·tic
Pronunciation: ärk-tik, ärt-ik
Etymology: Middle English artik "arctic," derived from Greek arktikos "arctic," from Arktos "the Bear," name of the most easily recognizable constellation near the north pole of the sky 1often capitalized: of, relating to, or suitable for use at the north pole or the region around it <arctic waters> <arctic animals> <arctic clothing> 2: very cold : FRIGID