zoometer

noun
zo·​om·​e·​ter | \ zōˈämətə(r) \

Definition of zoometer

: an animal that because of regularly recurrent parallel fluctuations in population can be used to predict the scarcity or abundance of another animal

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zo- + -meter

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“Zoometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoometer. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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