Neotropical

[nee-oh-trop-i-kuh l]
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

First recorded in 1855–60; neo- + tropical
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Neotropical

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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