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  • n. A genetic characteristic emerging after absence from several generations.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In biology, an organic being which exhibits atavism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism


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