vicariant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German vikarierend, present participle of vikarieren (to act as a substitute), from Vikar (vicar, representative), ultimately from Latin vicārius (substitute).

Adjective[edit]

vicariant (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or as a result of vicariance

Noun[edit]

vicariant (plural vicariants)

  1. Any of a set of species, in separate geographical locations, that have arisen through vicariance

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