Ecosystem - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːkoʊsɪstəm|  American pronunciation of the word ecosystem
Brit.  |ˈiːkəʊsɪstəm|  British pronunciation of the word ecosystem


- a system formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their physical environment


The tiny creature contributes to its ecosystem in ways we are only just beginning to appreciate.

...the place of raptorial birds in the park's ecosystem...

All the organisms in an ecosystem are part of an evolutionary continuum.

Word forms

singular: ecosystem
plural: ecosystems
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