consociation

noun
con·​so·​ci·​a·​tion | \ kən-ˌsō-sē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce consociation (audio) , -shē- \

Definition of consociation

1 : association in fellowship or alliance
2 : an association of churches or religious societies
3 : an ecological community with a single dominant species

Other Words from consociation

consociational \ kən-​ˌsō-​sē-​ˈā-​shnəl How to pronounce consociation (audio) , -​shə-​nᵊl , -​shē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of consociation

1593, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of consociation was in 1593

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“Consociation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consociation. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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