tropicalize

verb trop·i·cal·ize \ ˈträ-pi-kə-ˌlīz \

Definition of tropicalize

tropicalized; tropicalizing
1 : to make tropical (as in character, conditions, or appearance)
2 : to fit or adapt for use in a tropical climate especially by measures designed to combat the effects of fungi and moisture

First Known Use of tropicalize

1837

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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