Definition of subequatorial in English:

subequatorial

adjective

  • Designating regions immediately adjacent to equatorial regions, or, alternatively, regions which lie south of the equator; of, relating to, or inhabiting such regions.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William C. L. Martin (1798–1864), writer on natural history. From sub- + equatorial.

Pronunciation

subequatorial

/ˌsʌbˌɛkwəˈtɔːrɪəl/