Meaning of ADAPTATIONIST in English



Pronunciation: ˌ a- ˌ dap- ' t ā -sh( ə -)nist, -d ə p-

Function: adjective

Date: 1978

: explaining or seeking to explain the evolution of traits in terms of their adaptive function or survival value

– adaptationist noun

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