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SUBTROPICAL

 Dictionary entry overview: What does subtropical mean? 

SUBTROPICAL (adjective)
  The adjective SUBTROPICAL has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics

  Familiarity information: SUBTROPICAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBTROPICAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or characteristic of conditions in the subtropics

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

semitropic; semitropical; subtropic; subtropical

Context example:

even near the equator vegetation at 5000 ft is subtropical rather than tropical

Pertainym:

subtropics (regions adjacent to the tropics)


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