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noun bi·ome \ˈbī-ˌōm\

Definition of biome

  1. :  a major ecological community type (such as tropical rain forest, grassland, or desert)

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Origin and Etymology of biome

2bi- + -ome


BIOME Defined for Kids

biome

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noun bi·ome \ˈbī-ˌōm\

Definition of biome for Students

  1. :  a major type of community of distinctive plants and animals living together in a particular climate and physical environment


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