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eco-

combining form

Simple Definition of eco-

  • : ecology : ecological

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of eco-

  1. 1 :  habitat or environment <ecospecies>

  2. 2 :  ecological or environmental <ecocatastrophe>

Origin and Etymology of eco-

Late Latin oeco- household, from Greek oik-, oiko-, from oikos house — more at vicinity


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