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Flock

Flock to gather in companies or crowds. ''Friends daily flock. (Science: zoology) '' (Dryden) Flocking fowl, the greater... Read More

Divergence

Definition noun (evolutionary biology) The evolutionary process wherein a population of species diverge into two or more... Read More

Flight

Flight 1. The act or flying; a passing through the air by the help of wings; volitation; mode or style of flying. Like the... Read More

Emigration

Definition noun, plural: emigrations (ecology) The act of leaving a habitat or place with the intent of moving to a... Read More

Jumps

Jump 1. To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap; as, to jump a stream. 2. To cause to jump; as, he jumped his horse across... Read More

Flocculent

Flocculent 1. Clothed with small flocks or flakes; woolly. 2. (Science: ornithology) Applied to the down of newly hatched or... Read More

Plums

plum A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears. To visit islands and the plumps... Read More

Heritage

Heritage 1. That which is inherited, or passes from heir to heir; inheritance. Part of my heritage, Which my dead father did... Read More

Sedges

sedge 1. (Science: botany) Any plant of the genus Carex, perennial, endogenous herbs, often growing in dense tufts in marshy... Read More

Sedge

sedge 1. (Science: botany) Any plant of the genus Carex, perennial, endogenous herbs, often growing in dense tufts in marshy... Read More

Migration

Definition noun, plural: migrations (1) Passing from one part to another, said of certain morbid processes or symptoms (2)... Read More

Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

Shearing

Shearing 1. The act or operation of clipping with shears or a shearing machine, as the wool from sheep, or the nap from... Read More

Gregarious

Gregarious Habitually living or moving in flocks or herds; tending to flock or herd together; not habitually solitary or... Read More

Strip

strip 1. To deprive; to bereave; to make destitute; to plunder; especially, to deprive of a covering; to skin; to peel; as,... Read More

Herd

Herd 1. A number of beasts assembled together; as, a herd of horses, oxen, cattle, camels, elephants, deer, or swine; a... Read More

Warp

Warp 1. To turn, twist, or be twisted out of shape; especially, to be twisted or bent out of a flat plane; as, a board warps... Read More

Bell

Bell 1. a hollow metallic vessel, usually shaped somewhat like a cup with a flaring mouth, containing a clapper or tongue,... Read More

Divergent evolution

Divergent evolution definition Divergent evolution refers to the process by which interbreeding species diverged into two... Read More