Tropical meaning

trŏpĭ-kəl
Frequency:
Hot and humid; torrid.
adjective
17
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A tropical plant.
noun
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4
The definition of tropical is something related to the tropics - the warm, hot areas located between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.

Warm and humid weather often associated with the tropics is an example of tropical weather.

adjective
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Of, occurring in, or characteristic of the tropics.
adjective
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4
Very hot; sultry.
adjective
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2
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From or similar to a hot humid climate, e.g. tropical fruit, tropical weather.
adjective
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(dated) Pertaining to, involving, or of the nature of a trope or tropes; metaphorical, figurative.

adjective
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A tropical plant.
noun
2
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Of, in, characteristic of, or suitable for the tropics.
adjective
2
1
Of or pertaining to the tropics, the equatorial region between 23 degrees north and 23 degrees south.
adjective
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Origin of tropical

  • tropic +"Ž -al

    From Wiktionary