1: the place or environment where a plant or animal naturally or normally lives and/or grows
2: the typical place of residence of a person or a group
3: a housing for a controlled physical environment in which people can live under surrounding inhospitable conditions
The natural habitat for most Floridians during the months of July and August are air conditioned.
Habitat can be traced back to its first use in English in 1796. We got it from (where else?) the Latin word habitare.