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Meaning of subtropical

sub•trop•i•cal

Pronunciation: (sub-trop'i-kul), [key]
— adj.
  1. bordering on the tropics; nearly tropical.
  2. pertaining to or occurring in a region between tropical and temperate; subtorrid; semitropical.
—n.
  1. a subtropical plant.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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