ecological etymology

English word ecological comes from English -ical, English ecology

Detailed word origin of ecological

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ical English (eng) Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning "of or pertaining to"; adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
ecology English (eng) (biology) The branch of biology dealing with the relationships of organisms with their environment and with each other.
ecological English (eng) Not harmful to the environment.. Relating to ecology, the interrelationships of organisms and their environment.

Words with the same origin as ecological

Descendants of -ical
alphabetical alphabetically archaeological archeological autobiographical biblical biological botanical finicky geological ideological meteorological mythical neurological nonsensical pathological philosophical physiological psychological psychologically technological theological whimsical zoo
Descendants of ecology
arcology eco ecologism ecosophy palaeoecological palaeoecologist radioecological synecological synecologist thermoecological