ecosystem etymology

English word ecosystem comes from English eco-, English system

Detailed word origin of ecosystem

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
eco- English (eng) Ecology or the environment (in the ecological sense). Economy.
system English (eng) (computing) The set of hardware and software operating in a computer.. (derogatory, with "the") The mainstream culture, controlled by the elites or government of a state, or a combination of them, seen as oppressive to the individual.. (mathematics) A set of equations involving the same variables, which are to be solved simultaneously.. (medicine) The body organs that contribute to a [...]
ecosystem English (eng) (business, marketing) A set of interconnected products and services.. A system formed by an ecological community and its environment that functions as a unit.. The interconnectedness of organisms (plants, animals, microbes) with each other and their environment.

Words with the same origin as ecosystem

Descendants of eco-
ecoanarchist ecoawareness ecocar ecocentrism ecocline ecoconscious ecodemocracy ecodisaster ecofascist ecofeminist ecofootprint ecolabel ecologist ecomigrant ecomodernist ecomorph ecomusicology ecophenotype ecophysics ecopreneur ecorestoration ecoterror ecotoxin ecotravel