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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:Template:lang:de derivations]] ökologie < Ancient Greek οἶκος (oikos) "house" and -λογία (logia) "study of"

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /i.ˈka.lə.dʒi/, SAMPA: /i."ka.l@.dZi/
  • IPA: /ɪ.ˈkɒlə.dʒɪ/, SAMPA: /I."kQ.l@.dZI/
  • AHD: /ĕkŏlŏjĕ/

Noun

Singular
ecology

Plural
ecologies

ecology (ecologies)
  1. The branch of biology dealing with the relationships of organisms with their environment and with each other.
    • 1949 - Bruce Kiskaddon, George R. Stewart Earth Abides
      As a graduate student, he was working on a thesis: The Ecology of the Black Creek Area. He had to investigate the relationships, past and present, of men and plants and animals in this region.

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