Definition of Malthusian adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Malthusian

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//mælˈθuʒən//
 
 
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related to the theory of Thomas Malthus that, since populations naturally grow faster than the supply of food, failure to control their growth leads to disaster
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