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neotropical

adjective, neo·trop·i·cal often capitalized \ˌnē-ō-ˈträ-pi-kəl\

Definition of NEOTROPICAL

:  of, relating to, or constituting the tropical New World biogeographic region that extends south, east, and west from the central plateau of Mexico

Variants of NEOTROPICAL

neo·trop·i·cal also neo·trop·ic \-pik\

Origin of NEOTROPICAL

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1858

Rhymes with NEOTROPICAL

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