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food web

noun, Ecology
a series of organisms related by predator-prey and consumer-resource interactions; the entirety of interrelated food chains in an ecological community.
Also called food cycle.
Origin of food web
1960-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for food-web

food web

a combination of food chains that integrate to form a network
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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food-web in Science
food web  
See under food chain.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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