invasive species

/ɪnˈveɪsɪv spisiz/ (say in'vaysiv speeseez)

noun
a species which is transported out of its normal habitat to a new habitat where it flourishes and becomes a threat to the environment, agriculture, wilderness, etc.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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