Meaning of “commensalism” in the English Dictionary

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"commensalism" in British English

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commensalismnoun [ U ]

uk /kəˈmen.səl.ɪ.zəm/ us /kəˈmen.səl.ɪ.zəm/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • This kind of mutually beneficial external partnership is called commensalism, i.e. eating at the same table. 

(Definition of “commensalism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)