disclimax

noun
dis·​cli·​max | \ (ˌ)dis-ˈklī-ˌmaks How to pronounce disclimax (audio) \

Definition of disclimax

: a relatively stable ecological community often including kinds of organisms foreign to the region and displacing the climax because of disturbance especially by humans

First Known Use of disclimax

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Disclimax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disclimax. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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