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Neotropical

[nee-oh-trop-i-kuh l] /ˌni oʊˈtrɒp ɪ kəl/
adjective, Biogeography.
1.
belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising that part of the New World extending from the tropic of Cancer southward.
Origin of Neotropical
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; neo- + tropical
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Neotropical

/ˌniːəʊˈtrɒpɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of South America and North America south of the tropic of Cancer
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