Definition of Georges Cuvier
1. Noun. French naturalist known as the father of comparative anatomy (1769-1832).
Generic synonyms: Natural Scientist, Naturalist
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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"It was in 1794, also, that through the introduction of tessier he entered into correspondence with Georges Cuvier, to whom, after the perusal of some of his ..."
2. Natural History: Its Rise and Progress in Britain as Developed in the Life by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1886)
"Georges Cuvier was born on the 23d of August 1769, at Montbeliard, ... Georges Cuvier was a delicate and studious child, and early showed a marked ..."
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