subtropical

adjective sub·trop·i·cal \ ˌsəb-ˈträ-pi-kəl \
variants: or less commonly subtropic play \-pik\

Definition of subtropical

:of, relating to, or being the regions bordering on the tropical zone
  • subtropical environment
  • subtropical grasses

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Origin and Etymology of subtropical

International Scientific Vocabulary


SUBTROPICAL Defined for English Language Learners

subtropical

adjective

Definition of subtropical for English Language Learners

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


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