- A supercontinent that included all the landmasses of the earth before the Triassic Period and that broke up into Laurasia and Gondwana.
Etymology: Latin Pangaea from Greek (pangaía), from (pín) "all" + á (gaia) "earth"; coined by w:Alfred Wegener, Alfred Wegener in 1915.
- Dutch: Pangaea , Pangea (popularly written)
- French: Pangée
- German: Pangí¤a
- Italian: Pangea
- Spanish: Pangea
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