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adaptationist

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adjective ad·ap·ta·tion·ist \ˌa-ˌdap-ˈtā-sh(ə-)nist, -dəp-\

Definition of adaptationist

  1. :  explaining or seeking to explain the evolution of traits in terms of their adaptive function or survival value

adaptationist noun


1978

First Known Use of adaptationist

1978


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