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habitat

hab·i·tat

habitat

 
pronunciation:
hae bih taet
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the natural environment of a plant or animal.
An animal may suffer if it is removed from its habitat.
 
similar words:
element, environment, medium
definition 2: a place of shelter or dwelling.
These structures provide temporary habitat for the victims of the disaster.
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  bird, conservation, plant
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The word habitat contains the following part:
hab, hib Latin root that means hold, have