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

exanthematous fever
exanthemic
exanthemous
exanthems
exanthesis
exanthesis arthrosia
exanthrope
exanthropic
exantlate
exantlated
exantlates
exantlating
exantlation
exaptation
exaptations
exapted (current term)
exaptive
exarate
exaration
exarations
exarch
exarchal
exarchate
exarchates
exarchies
exarchs
exarchy
exarillate
exarteritis
exarticulate

Literary usage of Exapted

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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, ..."

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