tropophilous etymology

English word tropophilous comes from English -philous, English tropo-

Detailed word origin of tropophilous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philous English (eng) Having an affinity, attraction, preference or love of something.
tropo- English (eng) Combining form used in forming words relating to something for which changeability is a defining characteristic.
tropophilous English (eng) (biology) Adapted to seasonal changes.

Words with the same origin as tropophilous

Descendants of -philous
aerophilous ammophilous anemophilous calciphilous chiropterophilous dendrophilous entomophilous halophilous heliophilous homophilous hydrophilous hygrophilous malacophilous mesophilous myrmecophilous necrophilous ombrophilous ornithophilous petrophilous photophilous phytophilous psammophilous xenophilous zoophilous
Descendants of tropo-
tropoelastin troponymy tropopause tropotaxis