multispecies

adjective

mul·​ti·​spe·​cies ˌməl-tē-ˈspē-(ˌ)shēz How to pronounce multispecies (audio)
-ˌtī-,
-(ˌ)sēz
: composed of, containing, or involving two or more species and especially biological species
multispecies interaction
a multispecies flock of birds

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multispecies was in 1946

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“Multispecies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multispecies. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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