: turning or curving in (such) a way : exhibiting (such) a tropism

Word History


borrowed from Greek -tropos "turned, directed, living (in the manner indicated), adjective derivative of trópos "turn, way, manner, style" — more at trope

Dictionary Entries Near -tropous

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“-tropous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-tropous. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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