from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or being the geographic areas adjacent to the Tropics.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to the regions of the Earth further from the equator than the tropical regions.
- n. A subtropical plant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Nearly tropical.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of a climate or other physical character between tropical and temperate; approaching the tropical or torrid zone in temperature: noting a region on the confines of either tropic, or its plants, animals, and other natural productions: as, subtropical America; a subtropical fauna or flora.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics
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