Darwinism

Definitions of Darwinism
  1. noun
    a theory of organic evolution claiming that new species arise and are perpetuated by natural selection
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    types:
    neo-Darwinism
    a modern Darwinian theory that explains new species in terms of genetic mutations
    type of:
    evolutionism, theory of evolution, theory of organic evolution
    (biology) a scientific theory of the origin of species of plants and animals
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