sympatric

adjective
sym·​pat·​ric | \ sim-ˈpa-trik How to pronounce sympatric (audio) \

Definition of sympatric

1 : occurring in the same area
2 : occupying the same geographical range without loss of identity from interbreeding sympatric species also : occurring between populations that are not geographically separated sympatric speciation — compare allopatric

Other Words from sympatric

sympatrically \ sim-​ˈpa-​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce sympatrically (audio) \ adverb
sympatry \ ˈsim-​ˌpa-​trē How to pronounce sympatry (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of sympatric

circa 1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sympatric

syn- + Greek patra fatherland, from patēr father — more at father

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