neotropics

plural noun, often capitalized
neo·​trop·​ics | \ ˌnē-ō-ˈträ-ˈträ-piks How to pronounce neotropics (audio) \

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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“Neotropics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neotropics. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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