habitat definition

  • noun:
    • the region or environment where an organism or environmental neighborhood ordinarily lives or occurs: a marine habitat.
    • The place where a person or thing is most likely to be found.
    • A structure that affords a controlled environment for residing acutely inhospitable locations, like an underwater research laboratory.
    • a certain destination or normal circumstances which a plant or pet resides.
    • The natural abode, locality or region of an animal or plant.
    • Put in which something is usually found.
    • It lives or dwells: a Latin word starting (in New Latin) that the main description of an animal or a plant which mentions its locality: as, habitat in America septentrionali (it life or develops in North America). These types of statements are usually abbreviated, as Hab. Am. Sept.
    • n. In all-natural record, the region or area in which an animal or a plant naturally life or grows; by extension, place of abode generally; habitation.
    • the sort of environment in which an organism or team normally life or does occur

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