Eco



[ek-oh, ee-koh] /ˈɛk oʊ, ˈi koʊ/ Informal.

adjective
1.
ecological or environmental.
2.
not harmful to the environment:
an eco resort with no air conditioning.
noun
3.
ecology.
[ek-oh; Italian e-kaw] /ˈɛk oʊ; Italian ˈɛ kɔ/
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).
/ˈiːkəʊ/
noun
1.

/ˈɛkəʊ/
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 ecological: ecocide, ecosphere

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

eco- pref.
Ecology; ecological: ecosystem.

-combining word

Having to do with ecology: ecoactivist/ ecofreak/ eco-terrorist/ eco-warrior (1960+)
Economic Cooperation Organization

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