Definition of Jean baptiste de 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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1. Social Adaptation: A Study in the Development of the Doctrine of Adaptation by Lucius Moody Bristol (1915)
"jean baptiste de lamarck (1744-1829) Use-Inheritance Pemberton in his Path of Evolution thus characterizes the work of Lamarck: — He rendered to mankind the ..."
2. A History of Science by Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams (1904)
"In a similar way, through individual effort and transmitted tendency, all the diversified organs of all jean baptiste de lamarck ..."
3. A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year by Edwin Emerson, Georg Gottfried Gervinus, Maurice Magnus (1901)
"Jean Baptiste de Lamarck, a forerunner of Charles Lamarck Darwin died in this year. As early as 1801 Lamarck had outlined his ideas of the transmutation of ..."
4. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1906)
"... respective writers of these books—Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck and John Playfair—some curious parallels may be remarked. They were both intended by their ..."
5. The Scrap Book (1906)
"Jean Baptiste de Lamarck, French scientist; Karl von Schlegel, German scholar; and Thomas Young and Sir Humphry Davy, English scientists, died. ..."