transequatorial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

trans- +‎ equatorial

Adjective[edit]

transequatorial (not comparable)

  1. Across the equator.
    • 2007 September 18, Natalie Angier, “Songs and Sojourns of the Season”, New York Times:
      The birds were all down in the dumps poking and swishing for prey of their own — insects, worms, crustaceans, anything to help replenish their fat stores for the next leg of their long, possibly transequatorial flight.