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habitat


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Habitat  \Hab`i*tat\,  n.  [L.,  it  dwells,  fr  habitare  See 
  {Habit},  v.  t.] 
  1.  (Biol.)  The  natural  abode,  locality  or  region  of  an  animal 
  or  plant. 
 
  2.  Place  where  anything  is  commonly  found 
 
  This  word  has  its  habitat  in  Oxfordshire  --Earle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  habitat 
  n  :  the  type  of  environment  in  which  an  organism  or  group 
  normally  lives  or  occurs:  "a  marine  habitat" 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Habitat 
 
    The  original  term  for  on-line  graphical 
  {virtual  communities}  or  worlds.  Created  at  Lucasfilm  in  1985 
  by  Randy  Farmer  and  Chip  Morningstar 
 
  {(http://www.communities.com/habitat.html)}. 
 
  (1996-06-12) 
 
 




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