tropicopolitan

adjective
trop·​i·​co·​pol·​i·​tan | \ ¦träpəkō¦pälətᵊn \

Definition of tropicopolitan

: inhabiting all tropical countries : occurring throughout the tropics

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First Known Use of tropicopolitan

1858, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tropicopolitan

tropic entry 1 + -opolitan (as in cosmopolitan)

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The first known use of tropicopolitan was in 1858

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“Tropicopolitan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tropicopolitan. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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