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e·qua·to·ri·al

equatorial

 
pronunciation:
i kw to ri l [or] e kw to ri l
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: from, near, or on any equator.
She studies equatorial plants.
definition 2: like or having to do with conditions near the earth's equator.
We had equatorial heat last summer.
derivation: equatorially (adv.)