Tropical vs Triplefin - What's the difference?

tropical | triplefin |


As nouns the difference between tropical and triplefin

is that tropical is a tropical plant while triplefin is any of approximately 150 blennioid species of the family tripterygiidae, found in tropical and temperate waters, whose dorsal fin is separated into three parts, two of them spinous.

As an adjective tropical

is of or north and 23 degrees south.

tropical

English

Alternative forms

* (abbreviation)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or north and 23 degrees south.
  • From or similar to a hot climate, e.g. tropical fruit, tropical weather.
  • (dated) Pertaining to, involving, or of the nature of a .
  • (Jeremy Taylor)
  • * South
  • The foundation of all parables is some analogy or similitude between the tropical or allusive part of the parable and the thing intended by it.

    Derived terms

    *

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A tropical plant.
  • triplefin

    English

    (wikipedia triplefin) (Tripterygiidae)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of approximately 150 blennioid species of the family Tripterygiidae, found in tropical and temperate waters, whose dorsal fin is separated into three parts, two of them spinous.
  • Synonyms

    * threefin