Definition of Darwin, Charles in English:
( 1809–82), English natural historian and geologist; a proponent of the theory of evolution by natural selection; full name Charles Robert Darwin. While the naturalist on HMS Beagle for her voyage around the Southern Hemisphere 1831–36, he collected the material that became the basis for his ideas on natural selection. Notable works: On the Origin of Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871).
Definition of Darwin, Charles in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia