eco


eco

adjective

  1. ecological or environmental.
  2. not harmful to the environment: an eco resort with no air conditioning.

noun

  1. ecology.

noun

  1. Umberto,born 1932, Italian novelist and philosopher.

  1. a combining form representing ecology in the formation of compounds (ecosystem; ecotype); also with the more general sense “environment,” “nature,” “natural habitat” (ecocide; ecolaw; ecopolitics).

noun

    1. short for ecology
    2. (as modifier)an eco group

noun

  1. Umberto. born 1932, Italian semiologist and writer. His novels include The Name of the Rose (1981) and Foucault’s Pendulum (1988)

combining form

  1. denoting ecology or ecologicalecocide; ecosphere

word-forming element referring to the environment and man’s relation to it, abstracted from ecology, ecological; attested from 1969.

pref.

  1. Ecology; ecological:ecosystem.

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