antœcian

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See also: antoecian

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antœci +‎ -an

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antœcian (not comparable)

  1. Of or belonging to the point on the globe of the same longitude but the opposite latitude.
    • 1860: Matthew Fontaine Maury, The Physical Geography of the Sea, chapter XX: “The Winds of the Southern Hemisphere”, § 818
      [T]he westerly winds which prevail on the polar side of 40° S. are stronger and more constant than their antœcian fellows of the north[.]

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