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hab·i·tat

 (hăb′ĭ-tăt′)
n.
1.
a. The natural environment in which a species or group of species lives: good coyote habitat; managing wildlife habitat.
b. A particular kind of natural environment: woodland and prairie habitats.
c. An artificial environment created for an animal to live in: the lion habitat at the zoo.
2. A structure that affords a controlled environment for living in extremely inhospitable locations, such as an underwater research laboratory.
3. The place where a person lives or is most likely to be found: "This park became his habitat—a bench-sitter at 17" (Neal Cassady).

[Latin, it dwells, third person sing. present of habitāre, to dwell; see habitable.]

habitat

(ˈhæbɪˌtæt)
n
1. (Biology) the environment in which an animal or plant normally lives or grows
2. (Sociology) the place in which a person, group, class, etc, is normally found
[C18: from Latin: it inhabits, from habitāre to dwell, from habēre to have]

hab•i•tat

(ˈhæb ɪˌtæt)

n.
1. the natural environment of an organism; place that is natural for the life and growth of an organism: a jungle habitat.
2. the place where one is usu. found.
3. a special environment for living in over an extended period, as an underwater research vessel.
[1755–65; < Latin: it inhabits, 3rd singular present indic. of habitāre, frequentative of habēre to have, hold]

hab·i·tat

(hăb′ĭ-tăt′)
The area or natural environment in which an animal or plant normally lives, such as a desert, coral reef, or freshwater lake. A habitat can often be home to many different organisms.

habitat

The type of place where an animal or plant normally lives.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.habitat - the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurshabitat - the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs; "a marine habitat"; "he felt safe on his home grounds"
environs, surround, surroundings, environment - the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"
habitation - the native habitat or home of an animal or plant

habitat

noun home, environment, surroundings, element, territory, domain, terrain, locality, home ground, abode, habitation, natural home In its natural habitat, the hibiscus will grow up to 25ft.

habitat

noun
The natural environment of an animal or plant:
Translations
بيئَه طبيعِيَّه
domovvýskytiště
levested
elõfordulási hely
habitat
kjörlendi
habitat
miesto výskytu
doğal çevrehabitat

habitat

[ˈhæbɪtæt] Nhábitat m

habitat

[ˈhæbɪtæt] nhabitat m
in their natural habitat → dans leur habitat naturel

habitat

nHeimat f; (of animals also)Lebensraum m

habitat

[ˈhæbɪˌtæt] nhabitat m inv

habitable

(ˈhӕbitəbl) adjective
(negative unhabitable) (usually of buildings) fit to be lived in. The house is no longer habitable – the roof is collapsing.
ˈhabitat (-tӕt) noun
the natural home of an animal or plant. The Antarctic is the penguin's natural habitat.
ˌhabiˈtation noun
the act of living in (a building etc). These houses are not fit for human habitation.