tropicalization

noun

trop·​i·​cal·​iza·​tion
variants also British tropicalisation
ˌträpə̇kələ̇ˈzāshən
plural -s
1
: the quality or state of being tropicalized
2
: an act of tropicalizing

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tropicalization was in 1893

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“Tropicalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tropicalization. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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