Definition of aberrant:
exceeding, usual, aberrated, devious, good, errant, offbeat, freak, errant, rare, anomalistic, especial, exotic, extraordinaire, aberrational, remarkable, notable, surprising, correct, atypic, special, phenomenal, preternatural, deviate, unwonted, unnatural.
- deflected (part of speech: adjective)
nonconforming (part of speech: adjective)
- out of the ordinary,
- wrong (part of speech: adjective)
- dissimilar (part of speech: adjective)
First, as to the bats and seals: they are what zoologists call aberrant and highly specialised types, and therefore precisely those which might be expected to display a fixity and want of pliancy in their organisation, or the smallest possible aptitude for deviating in new directions towards new structures, and the acquisition of such altered habits as a change from aquatic to terrestrial or from Volant to non- volant modes of living would imply.- "The Antiquity of Man", Charles Lyell.
The position and extent of the divisions in this skull will throw considerable light on the question of the aberrant, complete divisions of the parietal bone, by which term may be designated divisions differing from the typical horizontal ones.- "A Bilateral Division of the Parietal Bone in a Chimpanzee; with a Special Reference to the Oblique Sutures in the Parietal Bulletin of the AMNH, Vol. XIII, Article XXI, pp. 281-295, Dec. 31, 1900", Ales Hrdlicka.
- "Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man", Marie Conway Oemler.