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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·men·sal /kəˈmɛn(t)səl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 com·men·sal /kəˈmɛn(t)səl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·men·sal n.
 1. One who eats at the same table. [Obs.]
 2. Zool. An animal, not truly parasitic, which lives in, with, or on, another, partaking usually of the same food. Both species may be benefited by the association.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·men·sal a. Having the character of a commensal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : living in a state of commensalism
      n : either of two different animal or plant species living in
          close association but not interdependent