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Lamarckian

[luh-mahr-kee-uh n] /ləˈmɑr ki ən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Jean de Lamarck or his theory of organic evolution.
noun
2.
a person who holds this theory.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; Lamarck + -ian
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Lamarckian

/lɑːˈmɑːkɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Lamarck
noun
2.
a supporter of Lamarckism
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Word Origin and History for Lamarckian
adj.

1846, pertaining to French botanist and zoologist J.B.P. Lamarck (1744-1829), especially his view that the process of evolution includes the inheritance of acquired characteristics.

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