tropical

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

tropic +‎ -al

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Adjective[edit]

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.
  4. (mathematics) Pertaining to tropical geometry.

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Noun[edit]

tropical (plural tropicals)

  1. A tropical plant.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 tropical” in Dictionary.com Unabridged: Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.

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Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tropical m, f (masculine and feminine plural tropicals)

  1. tropical

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tropical m (feminine singular 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]

Adjective[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tropical m, f (plural tropicales)

  1. tropical