Cline vs Deme - What's the difference?

cline | deme |


As a proper noun cline

is .

As a verb deme is

.

cline

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (biology) A gradation in a character or phenotype within a species or other group.
  • Any graduated continuum.
  • * 2005 , Ronnie Cann, Ruth Kempson and Lutz Marten, The Dynamics of Language, an Introduction , p. 412
  • This account effectively reconstructs the well-known grammaticalisation cline from anaphora to agreement, …

    Derived terms

    * clinal

    deme

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A township or other subdivision of ancient .
  • (ecology) A distinct local population of plants or animals.
  • Derived terms

    * demesman

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