speciesnoun [ C ]uk /ˈspiː.ʃiːz/ us /ˈspiː.ʃiːz/ plural species
- Scientists think it unlikely that any species will actually become extinct as a consequence of the oil spill.
- Depredation of the environment is destroying hundreds of species each year.
- For homework I want you to write an essay on endangered species.
- Some species exist in this small area of forest and nowhere else on earth.
- Many plant and animal species are found only in the rainforests.