semitropical

[sem-ee-trop-i-kuhl, sem-ahy-]
adjective
Also, semitropic.


Origin:
1855–60; semi- + tropical

semitropics, plural noun
semitropically, adverb
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semitropical (ˌsɛmɪˈtrɒpɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  partly tropical
2.  another word for subtropical
 
semi'tropics
 
pl n

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They can be grown indoors and outdoors, especially in humid semitropical climates.
Poor mineralization of otoliths occurs for a number of tropical and semitropical species.
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