subtropical[sub träp′i kəl]
subtropical definition by Webster's New World
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- designating or of regions bordering on the tropical zone
- characteristic of such regions; nearly tropical
subtropical definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Of, relating to, or being the geographic areas adjacent to the Tropics.
subtropical - Science Definition
Relating to the regions of the Earth bordering on the tropics, just north of the Tropic of Cancer or just south of the Tropic of Capricorn. Subtropical regions are the warmest parts of the two Temperate Zones.