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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The total mass of living matter within a given unit of environmental area.
  • noun Plant material, vegetation, or agricultural waste used as a fuel or energy source.

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  • noun The total mass of all living things within a specific area, habitat etc.
  • noun Vegetation used as a fuel, or source of energy, especially if cultivated for that purpose.

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

  • noun plant materials and animal waste used as fuel
  • noun the total mass of living matter in a given unit area

Etymologies

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bio- +‎ mass

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