Definition of Exapted
1. utilized for a function other than the one developed through natural selection [adj]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exapted
Literary usage of Exapted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... are expressly withheld, they are said to bo exapted. But these expressions do not apply to conditions giving to the landlord tho right of shooting, ..."