paleotropical

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(pā′lē ō tropi kəl or, esp. Brit., pal′ē-)



WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
pa•le•o•trop•i•cal  (pā′lē ō tropi kəl or, esp. Brit., pal′ē-),USA pronunciation adj. [Biogeog.]
  1. Paleontologybelonging or pertaining to a geographical division comprising the Ethiopian and Oriental regions.
  • paleo- + tropical 1855–60

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