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semitropical

[ sem-ee-trop-i-kuhl, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈtrɒp ɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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adjective

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Often sem·i·trop·ic .

Origin of semitropical

First recorded in 1855–60; semi- + tropical

OTHER WORDS FROM semitropical

sem·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 forms of semitropical

semitropics, pl n
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