adapted

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adjective adapt·ed \ə-ˈdap-təd, a-\

Definition of adapted

  1. :  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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