quadrat

noun
quad·​rat | \ ˈkwä-drət How to pronounce quadrat (audio) , -ˌdrat\

Definition of quadrat

2 : a usually rectangular plot used for ecological or population studies

First Known Use of quadrat

1683, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for quadrat

alteration of quadrate entry 2

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