speciate

verb

to form or develop into a new biological species

Nearby words

  1. specialization,
  2. specialize,
  3. specialized,
  4. specially,
  5. specialty,
  6. speciation,
  7. specie,
  8. specie point,
  9. species,
  10. species-specific

Word Origin for speciate

C20: back formation from speciation

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