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 (kō′ĕv-ə-lo͞o′shən, -ē-və-)
The process by which two or more interacting species evolve together, each changing as a result of changes in the other or others. It occurs, for example, between predators and prey and between insects and the flowers that they pollinate.

co′ev·o·lu′tion·ar·y adj.
co′e·volve′ (-ĭ-vŏlv′) v.
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vb (intr)
to evolve together
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glauca is an exotic plant, and exotics usually have low defenses against pests because they did not coevolve with them (Parker & Hay 2005).