Definition of commensality in English:

commensality

noun

Biology
  • See commensal

    • ‘These matters, in turn, are replicated in the dietary and commensality practices.’
    • ‘Specifically, we believe significant shifts in important dimensions of our eating culture - increased snacking frequency, the tendency towards eating alone, and an overall decline in commensality have contributed to much of the current obesity problem.’
    • ‘This fact can be a concept for a basis of the criterion to evaluate housing in environmental commensality.’

Pronunciation

commensality

/kɒmənˈsalɪti/