coevolution


co·evo·lu·tion

noun \ˌkō-ˌe-və-ˈlü-shən also -ˌē-və-\

Definition of COEVOLUTION

:  evolution involving successive changes in two or more ecologically interdependent species (as of a plant and its pollinators) that affect their interactions
co·evo·lu·tion·ary \-shə-ˌner-ē\ adjective
co·evolve \ˌkō-i-ˈvälv, -ˈvlv\ intransitive verb

First Known Use of COEVOLUTION

1964

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