meaning of atavic

atavic meaning in General Dictionary

related to a remote ancestor or even atavism

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  • with respect to a remote ancestor, or even atavism.

atavic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"pertaining to a remote ancestor," 1866, from Latin atavus "ancestor" (see atavism) + -ic.


atavic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) with respect to a remote ancestor, or even atavism.