neotropics

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

neo- +‎ tropics

NounEdit

neotropics (plural only)

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

Derived termsEdit

Usage notesEdit

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

Last modified on 16 January 2011, at 12:24