- a subtropical plant.
Origin of subtropical
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Examples from the Web for subtropical
Another mosquito-borne infection, dengue is found primarily in urban and rural tropical and subtropical regions.8 Diseases Scarier Than Swine Flu
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Occasionally it spreads into subtropical or even temperate regions.Insects and Diseases
Rennie W. Doane
Accidental; two instances; habitat, tropical and subtropical America.Birds of the Rockies
Leander Sylvester Keyser
Found in southern California and in tropical and subtropical seas.
The alg of this order are found only in tropical or subtropical waters.
Temperate to Subtropical life-zones of Venezuela and northern and western Colombia.American Weasels
E. Raymond Hall
- situated in, used in, characteristic of, or relating to the subtropics
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Word Origin and History for subtropical
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- Relating to the regions of the Earth bordering on the tropics, just north of the Tropic of Cancer or just south of the Tropic of Capricorn. Subtropical regions are the warmest parts of the two Temperate Zones.
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