from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The theory of the relation of population to means of subsistence taught by Malthus. See Malthusian, a.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The system of Malthusian doctrines relating to population. See malthusian.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun Malthus' theory that population increase would outpace increases in the means of subsistence


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