Definition of Tatum
1. Noun. United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975).
2. Noun. United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956).
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Literary usage of Tatum
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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"tatum v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. (С. С, A.) 253 Fed. 898. 3. ... Action by SS tatum against the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company. ..."
2. The Life and Adventures of a Quaker Among the Indians by Thomas Chester Battey (1903)
"After taking leave of Agent tatum and wife, who will probably leave the Agency for their home before I shall come in again, I this day left for camp, ..."
3. The Life and Adventures of a Quaker Among the Indians by Thomas C. Battey (1876)
"AGENT tatum. — HIS ADMINISTRATION AND LABORS. ... VISIT TO WICHITA AGENCY. ^fh Month, 4th. — After taking leave of Agent tatum and wife, ..."
4. The Flowering Plants of Wilts: With Sketches of the Physical Geography and by Thomas Arthur Preston (1888)
"A white variety of this has been found by tatum. plenty on the top of Tan ... Between Old Sarum and Winterbourne, tatum. „ 250, „ 567.1 The heads of both ..."
5. The Retrospect of Medicine (1851)
"Under the care of Mr. tatum, at St. George's Hospital.—Various means of relief are at the surgeon's command in cases of retention of urine: among these ..."
6. Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society by Alabama Historical Society (1899)
"The editorial notes and commen hoped add an interest altogether beyond the text. Every eff< made to secure accuracy. 1 Maj. Howell tatum was born probably ..."