From tropic from Late Latin tropicus (“of or pertaining to the solstice, as a noun, one of the tropics”), from Ancient Greek τροπικός (tropikós, “of or pertaining to a turn or change; or the solstice; or a trope or figure; tropic; tropical; etc.”), from τροπή (tropḗ, “turn; solstice; trope”). + -al.
tropical (comparative more tropical, superlative most tropical)
- Of or pertaining to the tropics, the equatorial region between 23 degrees north and 23 degrees south.
- From or similar to a hot humid climate
- tropical fruit
- tropical weather
- (mathematics) Pertaining to tropical geometry.
- tropical cyclone
- tropical depression
- tropical disease
- tropical fish
- tropical rainforest
- tropical storm
tropical (plural tropicals)
- A tropical plant
- Amaryllis is a tropical, native to Central and South America
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