Biome

Definition of Biome

Bi´ome   Pronunciation: bī´ōm
n.1.(Ecology) a specific type of complex ecological community characterized by specific environmental conditions and a distinctive group of plants and animals, maintained in a relatively stable equilibrium, such as a rain forest biome or prairie biome.
2.a particular region which is a biome{1}.

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biotic community, community, desert, forest, grassland, timber, timberland, woodland
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