synusia

noun syn·usia \sə̇ˈn(y)üzh(ē)ə, -zēə\

Definition of synusia

plural

synusiae

\-z(h)ēˌē\
  1. :  a structural unit of a major ecological community characterized by relative uniformity of life-form or of height and usually constituting a particular stratum of that community the herbaceous synusia of open forest

synusial

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of synusia

New Latin, from Greek synousia social intercourse, society, company, from synous- (participle stem of syneinai to come together, assemble, gather, from syn- + einai to be) + -ia -y — more at is


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