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Definition of "neotropical" []

  • Occurring in tropical America, i.e. the tropics of "the new world". (adjective)

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Use "neotropical" in a sentence
  • "The Caribbean slope is a major migration route; neotropical and altitudinal migrants comprise about 30% of the avifauna, particularly against the foothills."
  • "But the flightless giants are also genetically similar to a little-known neotropical bird called a tinamou—a grouse-like creature whose short, rounded wings enable somewhat clumsy but swift, flapping flight."
  • "The neotropical rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus) occurs in the dry uplands."
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