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

  • n. See symbiont.

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  • n. an organism in a partnership with another such that each profits from their being together; a symbiont

Etymologies

French, from Greek sumbiōtēs, companion, from sumbioun, to live together; see symbiosis.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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