Definition of Pantropical

1. Adjective. Distributed throughout the tropics.

Exact synonyms: Pantropic
Similar to: Equatorial



Definition of Pantropical

1. Adjective. Occurring in tropical areas on all the major continents, i.e. in Africa, Asia and America, in 'all' the tropical regions. Used in biology, pertaining to area of geographical occurrence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pantropical

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pantropical

pantothenate permease
pantothenates
pantothenic
pantothenic acid
pantothenyl
pantothenyl alcohol
pantoum
pantoums
pantoyl
pantoyl lactone dehydrogenase
pantoyltaurine
pantries
pantrophic
pantropic
pantropic virus
pantropical (current term)
pantropically
pantry
pantrylike
pantryman
pantrymen
pants
pants presser
pants suit
pantsed
pantses
pantsing
pantsless
pantsuit
pantsuited

Literary usage of Pantropical

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1. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Species 253 157 117 111 CONCLUSIONS 176 The high proportion of the pantropical affinities of the tropical dry forest of Baja California Sur suggests that, ..."

2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1913)
"One gets thoroughly tired of seeing all these little gardens planted with the same old pantropical ornamentals like Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, ..."

3. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"In numerous tropical locations, vetiver hedges have restrained erodible soils for decades and the grass—which is pantropical—has shown little evidence of ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Maui by Sharon Hamblin (2005)
"Dolphins Hawaii is home to 13 species of dolphin, with the three most common being spinner, bottlenose and pantropical Spinner dolphin spotted. ..."

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