pre-Darwinian

adjective
\ ˈprē+ \

Definition of pre-Darwinian

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the period or to the beliefs prevalent before enunciation of the Darwinian theory

pre-Darwinian

noun
\ " \

Definition of pre-Darwinian (Entry 2 of 2)

: a holder of pre-Darwinian beliefs

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Adjective

pre- + darwinian

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“Pre-Darwinian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pre-Darwinian. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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