Lamarckian

[ luh-mahr-kee-uhn ]
/ ləˈmɑr ki ən /

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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