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subtropical

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adjective sub·trop·i·cal \ˌsəb-ˈträ-pi-kəl\

Simple Definition of subtropical

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of subtropical

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

Variants of subtropical

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subtropic

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Origin and Etymology of subtropical

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1842


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