comparative adj

L. comparativ-us, of or pertaining to comparison.

  1. Phrase. “Comparative Anatomy”: forensic anthropology; sub-field of archeology; study of the human body; [possibly] Darwinism; biology; phylogeny; comparison of organisms; evolution of species; study of similarities and differences in living things.

comparative n

see comparative, adj.

  1. Similarity; likeness; [grammar] superiority; nonpareil; better character; more pure essence of being; [phrase “Through their Comparative”] in comparison with them.