neotropics

plural noun, often capitalized
neo·trop·ics | \ˌnē-ō-ˈträ-ˈträ-piks \

Definition of neotropics 

: the neotropical region

First Known Use of neotropics

1923, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neotropics

neo- + tropics, after neotropical

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