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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The theory that the several species of plants and animals on the globe were not created in their present form, but have all been evolved by modifications of structure from cruder forms under or coincident with change of environment, an idea which is being applied to everything organic in the spiritual as well as the natural world. See Darwinian Theory .
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Evolution'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/e/evolution.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.