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Lamarckian

[ luh-mahr-kee-uhn ]
/ ləˈmɑr ki ən /
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adjective
of or relating to Jean de Lamarck or his theory of organic evolution.
noun
a person who holds this theory.
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Origin of Lamarckian

First recorded in 1840–50; Lamarck + -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for Lamarckian

Lamarckian
/ (lɑːˈmɑːkɪən) /

adjective
of or relating to Lamarck
noun
a supporter of Lamarckism
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