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ecocide

ec·o·cide

ecocide

pronunciation:
e k saId
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part of speech: noun
definition: the destruction of the environment or of ecological systems by indiscriminate exploitation of natural resources, dumping of chemical wastes, the use of defoliants and pollutants, and the like.
derivation: ecocidal (adj.)
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The word ecocide contains the following parts:
eco Greek root that means habitat, environment