atavístico

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See also: atavistico

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

atavístico m (feminine singular atavística, masculine plural atavísticos, feminine plural atavísticas, comparable)

  1. (biology) atavistic (of the recurrence of a trait after an absence of generations)
  2. atavistic (of a throwback)
  3. atavistic (of the return of earlier, more primitive behaviour)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (of the recurrence of a trait after an absence of generations): atávico
  • (of a throwback): atávico
  • (of the return of earlier, more primitive behaviour): atávico