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Adjective: tropical  tró-pi-kul
  1. Relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)
    "tropical fruit";
    - tropic
     
  2. Of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic
    "tropical year"
     
  3. (rhetoric) characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense
     
  4. Of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics
    "tropical weather";
    - tropic

See also: equatorial, figurative, hot, nonliteral

Encyclopedia: Tropical