adapted

adjective adapt·ed \ ə-ˈdap-təd , a- \

Definition of adapted

:suited by nature, character, or design to a particular use, purpose, or situation used with to or for
  • soil well adapted to the growing of wheat
  • "The teeth are sharp and adapted for gripping onto slippery prey … "
  • —Debi Willoughby

adaptedness

noun
    • He proposes that natural selection is the process of differential reproduction resulting from differential adaptedness to a common selective environment.
    • Biological Sciences

First Known Use of adapted

15th century



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