semitropical

[ sem-ee-trop-i-kuh l, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈtrɒp ɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

adjective

Often sem·i·trop·ic.

Origin of semitropical

First recorded in 1855–60; semi- + tropical
Related formssem·i·trop·ics, plural nounsem·i·trop·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for semitropical

semitropical

/ (ˌsɛmɪˈtrɒpɪkəl) /

adjective

partly tropical
another word for subtropical
Derived Formssemitropics, pl n
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