New Latin, from bi- entry 2 + Greek koinōsis sharing, from koinoun to make common, from koinos common
1883, in the meaning defined above
“Biocenosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biocenosis. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.
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