Atavism - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈætəˌvɪzəm|  American pronunciation of the word atavism
Brit.  |ˈætəˌvɪzəm|  British pronunciation of the word atavism

noun

- a reappearance of an earlier characteristic (syn: reversion, throwback)
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