tachytely

noun
tachy·​tely
plural -es

Definition of tachytely

: evolution at a relatively rapid rate tending to result in speedy differentiation and fixation of new types — compare bradytely, horotely

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History and Etymology for tachytely

tachy- + Greek telos end, consummation, degree of completion, state of maturity + English -y

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“Tachytely.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tachytely. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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