[nee-oh-trop-i-kuh l]

adjective Biogeography.

belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising that part of the New World extending from the tropic of Cancer southward.

Origin of Neotropical

First recorded in 1855–60; neo- + tropical Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for neotropical



of or denoting a zoogeographical region consisting of South America and North America south of the tropic of Cancer
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