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biotecture Line breaks: bio|tec¦ture
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəʊˌtɛktʃə/

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Definition of biotecture in English:


[mass noun]
The use of living plants as an integral part of the design of buildings.


1980s: from bio- 'of living organisms' + a shortened form of architecture.

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