lociation

noun
lo·​ci·​a·​tion | \ ˌlōsēˈāshən \
plural -s

Definition of lociation

: a subunit of an ecological faciation, one such subunit in each faciation being distinguishable from others in relative abundance of the dominant species

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History and Etymology for lociation

local + faciation

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“Lociation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lociation. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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