amphitropical etymology

English word amphitropical comes from English tropical, English amphi- (Both.)

Detailed word origin of amphitropical

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tropical English (eng) (dated) Pertaining to, involving, or of the nature of a trope or tropes; metaphorical, figurative.. (maths) Pertaining to tropical geometry.. From or similar to a hot humid climate, e.g. tropical fruit, tropical weather.. Of or pertaining to the tropics, the equatorial region between 23 degrees north and 23 degrees south. A tropical plant.
amphi- English (eng) Both.
amphitropical English (eng) (biology) That lives north or south of the equator, but not in the tropics.

Words with the same origin as amphitropical

Descendants of tropical
ITF troppo
Descendants of amphi-
amphiberingian amphichiral amphicontinental amphicoronate amphidelphic amphidiploid amphidisc amphidynamic amphiequatorial amphigamous amphigen amphigony amphihexahedral amphihexahedron amphinucleolus amphipathic amphiphile amphiphyte amphiplatyan amphiprotic amphiproticity amphistomatic amphitrophic amphitropic