The region where a plant or animal naturally grows or lives; native environment.
(biology) A specific place or natural conditions in which a plant or animal lives.
The place where a person or thing is ordinarily found.
The definition of a habitat is the natural environment of someone or something.
An example of habitat is the desert to a camel.
An example of habitat is the library to law students.
A structure that affords a controlled environment for living in extremely inhospitable locations, such as an underwater research laboratory.
The area or natural environment in which an organism or population normally lives. A habitat is made up of physical factors such as soil, moisture, range of temperature, and availability of light as well as biotic factors such as the availability of food and the presence of predators. A habitat is not necessarily a geographic area—for a parasitic organism it is the body of its host or even a cell within the host's body.
The place where a person lives or is most likely to be found.
Origin of habitat
Latin it dwellsthird person sing. present ofhabitāreto dwellhabitable
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Frenchhabitat, from habiter (“inhabit”) + -at (“-ate”).
Habitat Sentence Examples
Vipera have the same habitat in British waters as certain species of soles.
Bees find a highly congenial habitat in Mexico, and some honey is exported.
Its habitat extends some 200 m., from latitude 36° to 39°, nowhere descending much below an altitude of 5000 ft., nor rising above 8000 ft.
Their natural habitat is from Argentina on north through Central America and into parts of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.
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