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BIOME

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does biome mean? 

BIOME (noun)
  The noun BIOME has 1 sense:

1. a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate

  Familiarity information: BIOME used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BIOME (noun)


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Meaning:

A major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("biome" is a kind of...):

biotic community; community ((ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "biome"):

desert (arid land with little or no vegetation)

grassland (land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life)

forest; timber; timberland; woodland (land that is covered with trees and shrubs)


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