neotropics

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

neo- +‎ tropics

Noun[edit]

neotropics (plural only)

  1. Tropical America: the tropical areas of North, Central and South America; the tropics of the New World.

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Usage notes[edit]

Used in biology, and should not be confused with the Neotropic (singular), or Neotropical ecozone, as used by Schultz.