Meaning of BIOTOPE in English


/buy"euh tohp'/ , n. Ecol.

a portion of a habitat characterized by uniformity in climate and distribution of biotic and abiotic components, as a tidal pool or a forest canopy.

[ 1925-30; Biotop, equiv. to bio- BIO- + Gk tópos place ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .