HyperDic: agassiz

English > 1 sense of the word Agassiz:
NOUNperson Agassiz, Louis Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe AgassizUnited States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish
Agassiz > pronunciation
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English > Agassiz: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873).
SynonymsLouis Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz
Instance ofnaturalist, natural scientistA biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
SpanishJean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz, Louis Agassiz
CatalanJean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz, Louis Agassiz

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