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selectionist

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noun se·lec·tion·ist \-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of selectionist

  1. :  one who considers natural selection a fundamental factor in evolution

selectionist

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1892

First Known Use of selectionist

1892

Rhymes with selectionist


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selectionist

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noun se·lec·tion·ist \sə-ˈlek-sh(ə-)nəst\

Medical Definition of selectionist

  1. :  a person who considers natural selection a fundamental factor in evolution




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