- The definition of a biome is a regional or global land area that is characterized by the plants, animals and climate in that area.
An example of a biome is a desert which has plants and animals that live successfully with extreme heat and little or no rainfall.
any of several major life zones of interrelated plants and animals determined by the climate, as deciduous forest or desert
Origin of biome; from bi(o)- + Modern Latin -oma, -oma
A major regional or global biotic community, such as a grassland or desert, characterized chiefly by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate.
bio- + -ome