equatorward

or e·qua·tor·wards

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

toward the equator: a ship sailing equatorward.

adjective

facing or tending toward the equator.

Nearby words

  1. equatorial plate,
  2. equatorial staphyloma,
  3. equatorial telescope,
  4. equatorial tide,
  5. equatorial trough,
  6. equerry,
  7. equestrian,
  8. equestrianism,
  9. equestrienne,
  10. equi

Origin of equatorward

First recorded in 1870–75; equator + -ward

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