neotropical

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adjective, often capitalized neo·trop·i·cal \ˌnē-ō-ˈträ-pi-kəl\
variants: or less commonly

neotropic

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Definition of neotropical

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

Origin and Etymology of neotropical

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1858

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