Origin of commensal
OTHER WORDS FROM commensalcom·men·sal·ism, nouncom·men·sal·i·ty [kom-en-sal-i-tee], /ˌkɒm ɛnˈsæl ɪ ti/, nouncom·men·sal·ly, adverb
How to use commensal in a sentence
Wiping out commensal microbes opened the door to opportunists.When Evolution Is Infectious - Issue 90: Something Green|Moises Velasquez-Manoff|September 30, 2020|Nautilus
The rule is a very ancient Semitic one, due to the old connection between sacrifice and commensality.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
Among the Greeks the right of commensality, or eating together, was restricted.
In some parts of Travancore, the latter do not even enjoy the privilege of commensality with the other Izhavas.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston