Saltant



adjective
1.
dancing; leaping; jumping.
adjective
1.
(of an organism) differing from others of its species because of a saltation

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    noun, plural saltarellos Italian, saltarelli [sahl-tah-rel-lee] /ˌsɑl tɑˈrɛl li/ (Show IPA) 1. a lively Italian dance for one person or a couple. 2. the music for it. noun (pl) -li (-lɪ), -los 1. a traditional Italian dance, usually in compound duple time 2. a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this […]

  • Saltation

    noun 1. a dancing, hopping, or leaping movement. 2. an abrupt movement or transition. 3. Geology. intermittent, leaping movement of particles of sand or gravel, as from the force of wind or running water. 4. Biology. a sudden discontinuity in a line of descent. a mutation. noun 1. (biology) an abrupt variation in the appearance […]



  • Saltational

    noun 1. a dancing, hopping, or leaping movement. 2. an abrupt movement or transition. 3. Geology. intermittent, leaping movement of particles of sand or gravel, as from the force of wind or running water. 4. Biology. a sudden discontinuity in a line of descent. a mutation. noun 1. (biology) an abrupt variation in the appearance […]

  • Saltationism

    [sal-tey-shuh-niz-uh m] /sælˈteɪ ʃəˌnɪz əm/ noun, Biology. 1. any of several theories holding that the evolution of species proceeds in major steps by the abrupt transformation of an ancestral species into a descendant species of a different type, rather than by the gradual accumulation of small changes.



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