Definition of metaorganism in English:

metaorganism

noun

  • An entity, especially a social group, formed by the aggregation of a number of individual organisms.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From meta- + organism.

Pronunciation

metaorganism

/ˈmɛtəˌɔːɡ(ə)nɪz(ə)m//ˈmɛtəˌɔːɡənɪz(ə)m/