What does habitat mean?

Definitions for habitat
ˈhæb ɪˌtæthabi·tat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. habitat, home groundnoun

    the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs

    "a marine habitat"; "he felt safe on his home grounds"


  1. habitatnoun

    A specific place or natural conditions in which a plant or animal lives.

  2. Etymology: From habitat (used in Floras and Faunas), from habito.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Habitatverb

    the natural abode, locality or region of an animal or plant

  2. Habitatverb

    place where anything is commonly found

  3. Etymology: [L., it dwells, fr. habitare. See Habit, v. t.]


  1. Habitat

    Habitat is an ecological or environmental area that is inhabited by a particular species of animal, plant, or other type of organism. It is the natural environment in which an organism lives, or the physical environment that surrounds a species population.

Editors Contribution

  1. habitat

    A specific place or natural and perfect existence for an animal, plant or organism to exist and cocreate.

    Habitats are so vital for a healthy, harmonious and balanced life.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 20, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'habitat' in Nouns Frequency: #2398

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of habitat in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of habitat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of habitat in a Sentence

  1. Ben Hottel:

    Rodents are experts at sniffing out food and shelter, and they're resilient in their ways to obtain both, residential properties offer the ideal habitat for rodents, and once they've settled in, they're capable of reproducing rapidly and in large quantities.

  2. Jorgen Stoltz:

    The habitat here is really fascinating.

  3. Rod Downie:

    Emperor penguins are the most iconic species of the ice. They are uniquely adapted to the harsh and extreme Antarctic environment, yet they are also increasingly vulnerable to climate change, habitat loss and human disturbance.

  4. Julia Gallucci:

    In theory, conserving is great but without a habitat what's the point.

  5. Karen Pride:

    The removal of overgrown areas also reduces the habitat of wildlife such as birds that can be hazardous to flight activity at and around O'Hare.

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