Haeckelian

adjective
Haeck·​e·​li·​an | \ (ˈ)he¦kēlēən \

Definition of Haeckelian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to Haeckel or his theories — compare recapitulation theory

Haeckelian

noun
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plural -s

Definition of Haeckelian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a believer in Haeckel's theories

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History and Etymology for Haeckelian

Adjective

Ernst H. Haeckel †1919, German biologist + English -ian

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“Haeckelian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Haeckelian. Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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