Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of the geographic distribution of organisms.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The study of the geographical distribution of living things
  • n. The geographical distribution of a particular living thing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The branch of biology which deals with the geographical distribution of animals and plants. It includes both zoögeography and phytogeography.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That branch of biology which treats of the geographical distribution of living things; geographical biology.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. dealing with the geographical distribution of animals and plants

Etymologies

bio- +‎ geography (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.