biotope


bio·tope

noun \ˈbī-ə-ˌtōp\

Definition of BIOTOPE

:  a region uniform in environmental conditions and in its populations of animals and plants for which it is the habitat

Origin of BIOTOPE

2bi- + Greek topos place
First Known Use: 1927

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