adjective Zoology relating to or denoting a zoogeographical region comprising Central and South America and the Caribbean.
neotropics plural noun

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  • Neotropical — Ne o*trop ic*al, a. [Neo + tropical.] (Geog. & Zo[ o]l.) Belonging to, or designating, a region of the earth s surface which comprises most of South America, the Antilles, and tropical North America. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Neotropical — [nē΄əträp′i kəl] adj. [ NEO + TROPICAL] designating or of the biogeographic realm that includes South America, the West Indies, Central America, and tropical Mexico: also Neotropic …   English World dictionary

  • neotropical — ► adjetivo GEOGRAFÍA Se aplica al reino biogeográfico de las zonas tropicales y subtropicales americanas. * * * neotropical, región …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • neotropical — also neotropic adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1858 of, relating to, or constituting the tropical New World biogeographic region that extends south, east, and west from the central plateau… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Neotropical — Néo tropical Néo tropical, dans la nomenclature d Alfred Russel Wallace, définit le territoire biogéographique correspondant au Néotropis. Le néotropis est le nom donné en chorologie à la partie du globe réunissant l Amérique centrale, les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Neotropical — /nee oh trop i keuhl/, adj. Biogeog. belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising that part of the New World extending from the tropic of Cancer southward. [1855 60; NEO + TROPICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • neotropical — adjective Occurring in tropical America, i.e. the tropics of the new world …   Wiktionary

  • neotropical — Región biogeográfica que se extiende desde el sur de México hasta el norte de Chile y Argentina, incluyendo las islas del Caribe …   Diccionario ecologico

  • neotropical — ne|o|tro|pi|cal Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • neotropical — neo·tropical …   English syllables

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