from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See symbiont.
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- n. an organism in a partnership with another such that each profits from their being together; a symbiont
French, from Greek sumbiōtēs, companion, from sumbioun, to live together; see symbiosis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)