tropical

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English[edit]

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tropic +‎ -al

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tropical (comparative more tropical, superlative most tropical)

  1. Of or pertaining to the tropics, the equatorial region between 23 degrees north and 23 degrees south.
  2. From or similar to a hot humid climate, e.g. tropical fruit, tropical weather.
  3. (dated) Pertaining to, involving, or of the nature of a trope or tropes; metaphorical, figurative.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jeremy Taylor to this entry?)
    • South
      The foundation of all parables is some analogy or similitude between the tropical or allusive part of the parable and the thing intended by it.

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Noun[edit]

tropical (plural tropicals)

  1. A tropical plant.

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French[edit]

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tropical m (feminine tropicale, masculine plural tropicaux, feminine plural tropicales)

  1. tropical (pertaining to the tropics)

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Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tropical m, f (plural tropicais)

  1. tropical

Portuguese[edit]

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tropical m, f (plural tropicais; comparable)

  1. tropical (of or pertaining to the tropics)
  2. tropical (from or similar to a hod humid climate)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From trópico +‎ -al.

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tropical m, f (plural tropicales)

  1. tropical