faciation

noun fa·ci·a·tion \ˌfāshēˈāshən\

Definition of faciation

plural

-s

  1. :  a subdivision of an ecological association that is characterized by the codominance of two or more but not all the dominant forms of the association and that constitutes a community of considerable extent, its area usually being related to a climatic variation within the area of the association — compare lociation

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Origin and Etymology of faciation

Latin facies + English -ation


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