habitat

habitat

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of habitat in English

English Online Dictionary. What means habitat‎? What does habitat mean?

English

Etymology

From French habitat, from habiter (inhabit) + -at (-ate).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈhæbɪtæt/, [ˈhæbɪtæʔ]

Noun

habitat (countable and uncountable, plural habitats)

  1. (uncountable, biology) Conditions suitable for an organism or population of organisms to live.
    This park offers important amphibian habitat and breeding area.
  2. (countable, biology) A place or type of site where an organism or population naturally occurs.
  3. (countable, biology) A terrestrial or aquatic area distinguished by geographic, abiotic and biotic features, whether entirely natural or semi-natural.
  4. A place in which a person lives.

Related terms

  • habitable

Translations

References

  • Etymonline

Anagrams

  • Tabitha

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ə.biˈtat/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /a.biˈtat/
  • Rhymes: -at

Verb

habitat m (feminine habitada, masculine plural habitats, feminine plural habitades)

  1. past participle of habitar

French

Pronunciation

  • (mute h) IPA(key): /a.bi.ta/
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Homophone: habitats

Noun

habitat m (plural habitats)

  1. habitat

Further reading

  • “habitat” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Latin

Verb

habitat

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of habitō

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin habitatus, from habitare

Noun

habitat n (definite singular habitatet, indefinite plural habitat or habitater, definite plural habitata or habitatene)

  1. a habitat

References

  • “habitat” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin habitatus, from habitare

Noun

habitat n (definite singular habitatet, indefinite plural habitat, definite plural habitata)

  1. a habitat

References

  • “habitat” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Portuguese

Noun

habitat m (plural habitats)

  1. (biology) habitat (natural conditions in which a plant or animal lives)

Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /xabǐtaːt/
  • Hyphenation: ha‧bi‧tat

Noun

habìtāt m (Cyrillic spelling хабѝта̄т)

  1. habitat

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