synechthry

noun syn·ech·thry \ˈsiˌnekthrē, sə̇ˈn-\
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synecthry

\ˈsiˌnekthrē, sə̇ˈn-\

Definition of synechthry

plural

-es

  1. :  hostile commensalism — compare symphily, synoecy

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Origin and Etymology of synechthry

syn- + Greek echthros enemy + English -y; perhaps akin to Greek ex from, out of — more at ex-


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