stenotopic

adjective

steno·​top·​ic ˌste-nə-ˈtä-pik How to pronounce stenotopic (audio)
: having a narrow range of adaptability to changes in environmental conditions

Word History

Etymology

probably from German stenotop stenotopic, from sten- + Greek topos place

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stenotopic was in 1945

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Cite this Entry

“Stenotopic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stenotopic. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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