ecotype

noun eco·type \ ˈē-kə-ˌtīp , ˈe- \

Definition of ecotype

: a population of a species that survives as a distinct group through environmental selection and isolation and that is comparable with a taxonomic subspecies

ecotypic

play \ˌē-kə-ˈti-pik, ˌe-kə-\ adjective

First Known Use of ecotype

1916

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