Definition of Konrad von gesner

1. Noun. Swiss naturalist who was one of the founders of modern zoology (1516-1565).

Exact synonyms: Gesner
Generic synonyms: Natural Scientist, Naturalist



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Konrad Von Gesner

Kong
Kong Zi
Konglish
Kongo
Kongzi
Konitsa
Konkani
Konkanis
Konno-Rastan procedure
Konoe
Konoye
Konrad Adenauer
Konrad Lorenz
Konrad Zacharias Lorenz
Konrad von Gesner
Konstadinos
Konstantin Sergeevich Alekseev
Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky
Konstantin Stanislavsky
Konstantina
Kool-Aid
Koongol viruses
Koopmans
Koord
Koordish
Koords
Koori
Koories
Koorilian

Literary usage of Konrad von gesner

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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"... named in honor of Konrad von Gesner). A family of dicotyledonous plants, mostly herbs or shrubs, comprising about 70 genera and 700 species, ..."

2. Sobriquets and Nicknames by Albert Romer Frey (1887)
"... on account of the high religious tone of his metaphysical writings." German Pliny, The. Konrad von Gesner of Zurich, one of the chief ..."

3. The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1891)
"Konrad von Gesner of Zurich (1510-1565). So called from his ' Catalogue of Plants/ in four languages, and his ' History of Animals ' (in Latin), ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The hint of this work appears to have been taken from a publication, with a similar title, published by Konrad von Gesner (1516-1565) in 1555; ..."

5. Our Garden Flowers: A Popular Study of Their Native Lands, Their Life by Harriet Louise Keeler (1910)
"A careful description as well as several drawings of the plant were published by Konrad von Gesner, a Swiss botanist, who saw it growing at Augsburg in 1559 ..."

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