What does habitat mean?

Definitions for habitat
ˈhæb ɪˌtæthabi·tat

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word habitat.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. habitat, home ground(noun)

    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. habitat(Noun)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Habitat(verb)

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

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

  2. Habitat(verb)

    place where anything is commonly found

    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 live or exist.

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

    Submitted by MaryC on February 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce habitat?

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How to say habitat in sign language?

  1. habitat


  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. Deborah Tabart:

    It is not over population of koalas; it is under population of trees and linked habitats, you cannot have it both ways, you either want to protect our national icon, and it's habitat, and use them as ambassadors or you ruin Australia's reputation with this disgusting cruelty.

  2. Survival International:

    Baiga communities that have carefully managed the tiger’s habitat over generations are annihilated by forced evictions.

  3. Forest Service:

    Reducing the population will allow range and riparian ecological conditions to recover, while also supporting herd health by reducing competition for limited food, water and habitat.

  4. Erin Smith:

    Our founder Julie Church back in the 90s discovered an entire beach... was just covered in flip flops, what she saw were not just dead fish that had been trying to eat in their natural habitat, but turtles unable to come up on to land and actually hatch.

  5. Timothy Ingalsbee:

    We need to be stopping fires from spreading toward human assets like homes, and steering fires into backcountry wild lands that we want to burn in order to reduce fuel loads or restore fire-dependent species habitat, most of the small fires that we are able to put out are ones that we need to work with.

Images & Illustrations of habitat

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