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Noun
/ˈhabiˌtat/,
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habitats, plural;
  1. The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism
    • - wild chimps in their natural habitat
  2. A particular type of environment regarded as a home for organisms
    • - Long Point was internationally recognized for its unique Great Lakes coastal habitat
  3. A person's usual or preferred surroundings


  1. the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs; "a marine habitat"; "he felt safe on his home grounds"
  2. A habitat (which is Latin for "it inhabits") is an ecological or environmental area that is inhabited by a particular species of animal, plant or other type of organism.Dickinson, C.I. 1963. British Seaweeds. The Kew SeriesAbercrombie, M., Hickman, C.J. and Johnson, M.L. 1966. ...
  3. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN–HABITAT) is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It was established in 1978 and has its headquarters at the UN office in Nairobi, Kenya. ...
  4. Habitat is a 1997 science fiction film produced for the direct-to-video market and shown on the Sci Fi Channel. The film's message is largely one of ecological warning, mixed with sci-fi elements of genetic engineering, family angst and redemption.
  5. Habitat is an American real estate magazine founded in 1982 and aimed at co-op boards, condominium associations, and related professionals such as attorneys and managing agents. ...
  6. A positive pressure enclosure, also known as an isolation chamber, is a chamber used to provide a safe work environment for performing hot work in the presence of explosive gases or vapours. ...
  7. Habitat is a retailer of household furnishings in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, and has franchised outlets in other countries. Founded in 1964 by Terence Conran, it was sold by the IKANO Group, owned by the Kamprad family, in December 2009 to Hilco, a restructuring specialist.
  8. A specific place or natural conditions in which a plant or animal lives
  9. (Habitats) In ecology, a habitat is an environment that provides suitable living conditions to one or more species.
  10. The natural environment where people, animals and plants live. In an aquatic environment, it includes the water, topography, structure and cover present in a lake.
  11. The immediate space where an animal or plant lives and has food, water and protection. Habitat loss, which includes the destruction, degradation, or fragmentation of habitats, is the primary cause of decreasing biodiversity.
  12. The place where a population (e.g., human, animal, plant, microorganism) lives and its surroundings, both living and non-living.
  13. the area in the environment that is an organism's home.  The organism chooses this area as its home because this is where all of its needs, like food and shelter, are met.
  14. Coastal and mountain bushes (Mallorca) from the cleared one to more vegetated with trees on the foothills with patches of Mediterranean species: Chamaerops humilis (Palm Tree) , Cistus spp., Juniperus phoenicea (savin), Juncus spp., Pistacea lentiscus (mastic tree), etc. ...
  15. The place or set of environmental conditions in which a particular organism lives.
  16. An area that provides an animal or plant with adequate food, water, shelter and living space in a suitable arrangement.
  17. The place or type of site where an organism lives.
  18. An area that supports a plant or animal population because it supplies that organism's basic requirements of food, water, shelter, living space, and security.
  19. The dwelling place of a species or community, providing a particular set of environmental conditions (e.g., forest floor, sea shore, etc.). A particular habitat is usually characterized either by physical features or by dominant plants, such as deserts, lakes or forests.
  20. The total environment in which species live, including vegetation, animals, water supply, soils, and air. Generally, each species of plant and animal has a limited range of environmental conditions in which it can survive. Every plant and animal has a habitat.
  21. Food, water, shelter, and space together make up an organism's habitat. Without any one of these four things, the organism would not be able to survive.
  22. The set of ecological conditions under which particular species and their communities live.
  23. is the location where an animal, plant or fish naturally lives. It can be important to understand the natural habitats of the animals we keep in order to try and replicate them in the aquarium.
  24. The area in which an organism lives and breeds. The amount of area that a creature needs to survive and reproduce.
  25. Eryops was a swamp dweller. Like all amphibians, Eryops had to live near the water since amphibian eggs have no shells and must be laid in the water (or in very damp areas) or they will dry out and die. Also, it lost its gills as an adult.