noun eco·type \ˈē-kə-ˌtīp, ˈe-\

Definition of ECOTYPE

:  a population of a species that survives as a distinct group through environmental selection and isolation and that is comparable with a taxonomic subspecies
eco·typ·ic \ˌē-kə-ˈti-pik, ˌe-kə-\ adjective

First Known Use of ECOTYPE



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