Definition of Darwin, Erasmus in English:

Darwin, Erasmus

proper noun

  • (1731–1802), English physician, scientist, inventor, and poet. Darwin is chiefly remembered for his scientific and technical writing, much of which appeared in the form of long poems. These include Zoonomia (1794–96), which proposed a Lamarckian view of evolution. He was the grandfather of Charles Darwin and Francis Galton.


Darwin, Erasmus