Meaning of commensal
Pronunciation: (ku-men'sul), [key]
- eating together at the same table.
- (of an animal, plant, fungus, etc.) living with, on, or in another, without injury to either.
- (of a person or group) not competing while residing in or occupying the same area as another individual or group having independent or different values or customs.
- a companion at table.
- a commensal organism.
- commensal (Thesaurus)