Fixed or established custom; ordinary course of conduct; practice; usage; hence, prominently, the involuntary tendency or aptitude to perform certain actions which is acquired by their frequent repetition; as, habit is second nature; also, peculiar ways of acting; characteristic forms of behavior.
n. (L. habitus, condition, appearance, dress) the external appearance or way of growth of a plant, e.g. climbing, erect, bushy, etc.; the tendency of a plant to grow in a certain way.
Growth pattern, shape or 'form' of a plant, eg. prostrate, round-headed, etc.