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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Evolve so as to lead to a new biological classification or develop in a way most suited to the environment.

Usage examples (17)
  • The Birds of Northern Melanesia (written with Jared Diamond) provides a detailed picture of one of Mayr's principal fields of research ” how birds develop into different...
  • If you ever need to speciate sulfur — sulphur, to you — in complex materials, let me know.
  • Such diversity results from Baikal's great age, which gave animals time to evolve and speciate.
  • Isolated populations that have their gene pools cut-off from their parent populations tend to speciate rather quickly. for more
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