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  1. atavist, throwback(noun)

    an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism


  1. atavist(Noun)

    A genetic characteristic emerging after absence from several generations.


  1. Atavist

    Atavist Inc. operates as a media and software company. The company develops software to create digital publications for mobile applications, the Web, and e-readers. It provides The Atavist, a longform magazine and e-singles publication. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Brooklyn, New York.


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