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Darwinian

[ dahr-win-ee-uhn ]
/ dɑrˈwɪn i ən /
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adjective

(sometimes lowercase) pertaining to Charles Darwin or his doctrines.

noun

a follower of Charles Darwin; a person who accepts or advocates Darwinism.

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Origin of Darwinian

First recorded in 1855–60; Darwin + -ian

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British Dictionary definitions for Darwinian

Darwinian
/ (dɑːˈwɪnɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Charles Darwin or his theory of evolution by natural selection

noun

a person who accepts, supports, or uses this theory
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Medical definitions for Darwinian

Darwinian
[ där-wĭnē-ən ]

adj.

Relating to, following, or derived from the work or ideas of Charles Darwin.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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