(année) entre deux passages du Soleil ŕ l'équinoxe de printemps.
Of or pertaining to the tropics; tropical.
ETYM Cf. Latin tropicus of turning, Greek trepein to turn. Related to Tropic.
1. Relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator); SYN. tropic.
2. Of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics; SYN. tropic.
3. (Rhetoric) Characterized by or of the nature of a trope or tropes; changed from its literal sense.