Biology Intermediate in attributes between two comparable or related taxonomic groups.
Closely adhering or joined; embracing.
Kissing; hence, holding or meeting; clinging.
Adhering closely; applied to certain creeping pets, including caterpillars.
Intermediate between two genera, groups, families, etc., and having a few of the faculties of each and every; interosculant.
Kissing; for this reason, meeting; clinging.
Adhering closely; embracing; -- placed on specific creeping animals, as caterpillars.
Intermediate in character, or on the edge, between two genera, teams, people, etc., of creatures or flowers, and partaking notably associated with the characters of every, hence forming a connecting link; interosculant.
A theory or system of social reform which contemplates a complete reconstruction of society with a more just and equitable distribution of property and labor In popular usage the term is often employed to indicate any lawless revolutionary social scheme See Communism Fourierism Saint Simonianism forms of socialism...