Definition of synecology
: a branch of ecology that deals with the structure, development, and distribution of ecological communities
synecologicalplay \ˌsi-ˌnē-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌsi-ˌne-\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of synecology
German Synökologie, from syn- syn- + Ökologie ecology
First Known Use: 1910See Words from the same year
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