subtropical


sub·trop·i·cal

adjective \ˌsəb-ˈträ-pi-kəl\

: relating to or living in an area that is close to tropical parts of the world

Full Definition of SUBTROPICAL

:  of, relating to, or being the regions bordering on the tropical zone <subtropical environment> <subtropical grasses>

Variants of SUBTROPICAL

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

Origin of SUBTROPICAL

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1842

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