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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the relation between two different kinds of organisms when one receives benefits from the other without damaging it

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1870 a relation between two kinds of organisms in which one obtains food or other benefits from the other without damaging or benefiting it

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Biol. an association between two organisms in which one benefits and the other derives no benefit or harm.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Commensalism Com*men"sal*ism, n. The act of eating together; table fellowship.



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