Etymology
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biome (n.)

1916, from Greek bios "life" (from PIE root *gwei- "to live") + -ome, an Anglicization of Greek -(o)ma, neuter noun suffix (see -oma). Probably coined by U.S. ecologist Frederic E. Clements.

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Definitions of biome

biome (n.)
a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms of plant life and the prevailing climate;
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