Definition of parapatry in English:

parapatry

noun

Biology
  • The occurrence of parapatric populations or species; the state or condition of being parapatric; contiguity (of geographically distinct populations).

Pronunciation

parapatry

/ˌparəˈpatri/ /ˌparəˈpeɪtri/

Origin

1950s. From para- + -patry, after parapatric.