Definition of biota
: the flora and fauna of a region
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We’re trashing the planet, washing away the topsoil, paving over our farmlands, systematically deforesting our wildernesses, decimating the biota, and ultimately killing ourselves.
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Origin and Etymology of biota
New Latin, from Greek biotē life; akin to Greek bios
First Known Use: 1901See Words from the same year
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