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Jean Baptiste de Lamarck

Definitions of Jean Baptiste de Lamarck
  1. noun
    French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829)
    synonyms: Chevalier de Lamarck, Lamarck
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    example of:
    natural scientist, naturalist
    a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
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