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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The evolution of a new biological classification

Usage examples (38)
  • The importance of recent ice ages in speciation: a failed paradigm.
  • Those macroevolutionary mechanisms that are involved in speciation and above fit right in with the theory.
  • I can entertain the idea of speciation of designed forms.
  • One hundred thousand years is a long separation, long enough for what biologists call a speciation event. for more
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