Meaning of paleotropical

pa•le•o•trop•i•cal

Pronunciation: (pā"lē-ō-trop'i-kul or, esp. Brit., pal"ē-), [key]
— adj. Biogeog.
  1. belonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising the Ethiopian and Oriental regions.
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