Definition of Lamarck
1. Noun. French naturalist who proposed that evolution resulted from the inheritance of acquired characteristics (1744-1829).
Generic synonyms: Natural Scientist, Naturalist
Derivative terms: Lamarckian
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Literary usage of Lamarck
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1. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1866)
"Cylindra, Schumacher. Hyalina, Schumacher). Turbi- nella, lamarck ... Purpura, lamarck (Concho- lepas, Fa van. Cuma, Humphrey. Rapan a, Schumacher). ..."
2. Popular Science Monthly (1901)
"lamarck, THE FOUNDER OF EVOLUTION.* BY PROFESSOR WH DALL. TT is now nearly a century since lamarck published the outlines of -*- his theory of evolution by ..."
3. Bulletins of American Paleontology by Cornell University, Paleontological Research Institution (1895)
"... lamarck, Krebs, The West Indian Marine Shells, p. 16. 1864. ... (lamarck), Perry and Schwengel, Marine Shells of the Western Coast of Florida, p. ..."