dis·​cli·​max (ˌ)dis-ˈklī-ˌmaks How to pronounce disclimax (audio)
: a relatively stable ecological community often including kinds of organisms foreign to the region and displacing the climax because of disturbance especially by humans

Word History

First Known Use

1935, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disclimax was in 1935

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“Disclimax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disclimax. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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