noun dis·cli·max \(ˌ)dis-ˈklī-ˌmaks\

Definition of DISCLIMAX

:  a relatively stable ecological community often including kinds of organisms foreign to the region and displacing the climax because of disturbance especially by humans

First Known Use of DISCLIMAX



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