su·​per·​in·​di·​vid·​u·​al ˌsü-pər-ˌin-də-ˈvij-wəl How to pronounce superindividual (audio)
: of, relating to, or being an organism, entity, or complex of more than individual complexity or nature

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superindividual was circa 1834

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Cite this Entry

“Superindividual.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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