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bi·ome

 (bī′ōm′)
n.
A major regional or global biotic community, such as grassland or desert, characterized chiefly by its prevailing climate and vegetation.

biome

(ˈbaɪˌəʊm)
n
(Environmental Science) a major ecological community, extending over a large area and usually characterized by a dominant vegetation. See formation6
[C20: from bio- + -ome]

bi•ome

(ˈbaɪ oʊm)

n.
a major geographic region that contains a distinctive community of plants, animals, fungi, etc.
[1915–20]
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biome

bi·ome

(bī′ōm′)
A large community of plants and animals that occupies a distinct region defined by its climate and dominant vegetation. Grassland, tundra, desert, tropical rain forest, and deciduous and coniferous forests are all examples of biomes.
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Noun1.biome - a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climatebiome - a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate
biotic community, community - (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other
desert - arid land with little or no vegetation
grassland - land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life
timberland, woodland, forest, timber - land that is covered with trees and shrubs
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biome

[ˈbaɪəʊm] Nbiomedio m
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