Meaning of evolutionary

ev•o•lu•tion•ar•y

Pronunciation: (ev"u-l'shu-ner"ē or, esp. Brit., ē"vu-), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to evolution or development; developmental: the evolutionary origin of species.
  2. of, pertaining to, or in accordance with a theory of evolution, esp. in biology.
  3. pertaining to or performing evolutions.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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