derived
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈɹaɪvd/
Adjective

derived (not comparable)

  1. (systematics) Of, or pertaining to, conditions unique to the descendant species of a clade, and not found in earlier ancestral species.
  2. (comparable, archaic, taxonomy) Possessing features believed to be more advanced or improved than those other organisms.
  3. product of derivation
    The French language is derived from Latin.
Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of derive



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