biodiversity etymology

English word biodiversity comes from English diversity, English bio- (Life. Organic life.)

Detailed word origin of biodiversity

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
diversity English (eng) A variety; diverse types or examples.. The quality of being diverse or different; difference or unlikeness.
bio- English (eng) Life. Organic life.
biodiversity English (eng) (ecology) The diversity (number and variety of species) of plant and animal life within a region.

Words with the same origin as biodiversity

Descendants of diversity
Descendants of bio-
biochemical biochemistry biodegradable biodestructible biodiesel biodilution bioelectric biofeedback biofriendly biofuel biogenic biogeophysical biohazard bioluminescent biomechanics biomedical bionics bionucleonic bioscan bioscope biosphere biosynthesis biotech bioweapon