• (British) IPA: /ɛˈkɒlədʒi/, IPA: /ɪˈkɒlədʒi/
  • (America) enPR: ĕkŏlŏjĕ, IPA: /i.ˈkɑ.lə.dʒi/


  1. (biology) The branch of biology dealing with the relationships of organisms with their environment and with each other.
    • 1949 - Bruce Kiskaddon, George R. Stewart Earth Abides
      As a graduate student, he was working on a thesis: The Ecology of the Black Creek Area. He had to investigate the relationships, past and present, of men and plants and animals in this region.
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