Food-web

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:
1960–65

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food web
 
n
a combination of food chains that integrate to form a network

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food web  
See under food chain.
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