Definition for ecological-succession (2 of 2)
Origin of succession
British Dictionary definitions for ecological-succession
Word Origin for succession
Word Origin and History for ecological-succession
early 14c., "fact or right of succeeding someone by inheritance," from Old French succession (13c.), from Latin successionem (nominative successio) "a following after, a coming into another's place, result," from successus, past participle of succedere (see succeed). Meaning "fact of being later in time" is late 14c.