interpopulation

adjective
in·​ter·​pop·​u·​la·​tion | \ in-ˌtər-ˌpä-pyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce interpopulation (audio) \
variants: or less commonly interpopulational \ in-​ˌtər-​ˌpä-​pyə-​ˈlā-​shnəl How to pronounce interpopulational (audio) , -​shə-​nᵊl \

Definition of interpopulation

: occurring between or involving two or more distinct populations interpopulation differences in feather color

First Known Use of interpopulation

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Interpopulation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interpopulation. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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