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- noun The
tropicsof "the old world", the tropical areas of both Africaand Asia. Used in biology (rare), pertaining to area of geographical occurrence.
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Prefix "palaeo-" (from greek 'palaios'= "old") and "tropical" (from greek 'tropikos', referring to where the length of the day equals that of the night)
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