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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Lamarck, Chevalier de Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet 1744-1829. French naturalist whose ideas about evolution influenced Darwin's theory.

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  • n. French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829)

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