equatorward

or e·qua·tor·wards

[ ih-kwey-ter-werd ]
/ ɪˈkweɪ tər wərd /

adverb

toward the equator: a ship sailing equatorward.

adjective

facing or tending toward the equator.

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Origin of equatorward

First recorded in 1870–75; equator + -ward
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