: inhabiting all tropical countries : occurring throughout the tropics

Word History


tropic entry 1 + -opolitan (as in cosmopolitan)

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tropicopolitan was in 1858

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“Tropicopolitan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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