ecotype

noun
eco·​type | \ ˈē-kə-ˌtīp How to pronounce ecotype (audio) , 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

Other Words from ecotype

ecotypic \ ˌē-​kə-​ˈti-​pik How to pronounce ecotypic (audio) , ˌe-​kə-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of ecotype

1916, in the meaning defined above

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