adjective. ['ˈniːoʊ'] (used as a combining form) recent or new.
Rhymes with Neo
noun. a modern Darwinian theory that explains new species in terms of genetic mutations.
- Darwinism (English)
- -ism (English)
- neo- (English)
noun. Latin since the Renaissance; used for scientific nomenclature.
- New Latin
noun. a modern Lamarckian theory emphasizing the importance of environmental factors in genetic changes and retaining the notion of the inheritance of acquired characters.