[ek-uh-tahyp, ee-kuh-] /ˈɛk əˌtaɪp, ˈi kə-/
a subspecies or race that is especially adapted to a particular set of environmental conditions.
(ecology) a group of organisms within a species that is adapted to particular environmental conditions and therefore exhibits behavioural, structural, or physiological differences from other members of the species
A subdivision of an ecospecies, comparable to a subspecies or geographic race and consisting of an isolated population selectively adapted to a particular set of environmental conditions.
noun 1. (informal) a person who zealously pursues environmentalist aims
/ɛˈkəʊəs/ noun acronym 1. Economic Community of West African States; an economic association established in 1975 whose members are Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo. Mauritania joined but withdrew in 2002 Economic Community of West African States
1. Engineering Change Proposal. 2. Enhanced Capabilities Port. 3. Extended Capabilities Port. 4. Extended Concurrent Prolog. (1997-12-01) extended capabilities port
[ek-fuh-nee-sis] /ˌɛk fəˈni sɪs/ noun, Rhetoric. 1. the use of an exclamatory phrase, as in “O tempore! O mores!”.