outreproduce

verb out·re·pro·duce \ ˌau̇t-ˌrē-prə-ˈd(y)üs \

Definition of outreproduce

outreproduced; outreproducing
: to produce more offspring than
  • Sexual jealousy, I agree, is a Darwinian adaptation that enabled some ancestral humans to outreproduce their more relaxed contemporaries, who did not end up among our ancestors.
  • —Mark Ridley

First Known Use of outreproduce

1943

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