Etymology

1. ecological

adjective. ['iːkəˈlɑːdʒɪkəl, ɛkəˈlɑːdʒɪkəl'] characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment.

Etymology

  • -ical (English)
  • ecology (English)
  • Ökologie (German)

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Rhymes with Ecological Niche

  • unhitch
  • enrich
  • bewitch
  • which
  • twitch
  • tritsch
  • tritch
  • triche
  • switch
  • stitch
  • stich
  • snitch
  • krych
  • klich
  • glitch
  • fritzsche
  • fritsche
  • fritsch
  • fritch
  • britsch
  • blitch
  • zich
  • witch
  • wich
  • ritch
  • riche
  • rich
  • pitsch
  • pitch
  • piche

Sentences with ecological-niche


1. Noun Phrase
The larva or young form of these creatures often fulfill a different ecological niche than the adult animal does.

2. Noun Phrase
Without the ecological niches, there would be less biodiversity, and the ecosystem would not be in balance.

3. Noun Phrase
The competitive exclusion principle dictates that two species cannot exist in the same ecological niche.

4. Noun Phrase
Thermophiles are organisms that thrive in extreme ecological niches such as thermal vents with high temperatures.

2. ecological

adjective. ['iːkəˈlɑːdʒɪkəl, ɛkəˈlɑːdʒɪkəl'] of or relating to the science of ecology.

Synonyms

  • bionomical
  • bionomic

Etymology

  • -ical (English)
  • ecology (English)
  • Ökologie (German)

3. niche

noun. ['ˈnɪʃ, ˈnɪtʃ'] an enclosure that is set back or indented.

Synonyms

  • bay
  • fireplace
  • apse
  • alcove
  • columbarium
  • enclosure
  • hearth
  • mihrab
  • cinerarium
  • apsis
  • recess

Antonyms

  • begin
  • abnormality
  • fullness
  • wetness

Etymology

  • niche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nichier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. niche

noun. ['ˈnɪʃ, ˈnɪtʃ'] a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it.

Synonyms

  • place

Antonyms

  • comfort
  • orderliness

Etymology

  • niche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nichier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. niche

noun. ['ˈnɪʃ, ˈnɪtʃ'] a small concavity.

Synonyms

  • recession
  • concave shape
  • incurvature
  • corner
  • incurvation
  • pharyngeal recess
  • recess

Antonyms

  • guilt
  • astigmatism
  • safety
  • improvement

Etymology

  • niche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nichier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. niche

noun. ['ˈnɪʃ, ˈnɪtʃ'] (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species).

Synonyms

  • condition
  • status

Antonyms

  • impurity
  • innocence
  • disorderliness

Etymology

  • niche (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nichier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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