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Cuvier had preceded Lamarck in specifying the kinds and degrees of variation, which his own observations and critical judgment of the reports of others led him to admit.
Richard Owen

Meaning of "Cuvier" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CUVIER

Cuvier  [ˈkjuːvɪeɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CUVIER

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Cuvier is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CUVIER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Cuvier in the English dictionary

The definition of Cuvier in the dictionary is Georges, Baron. 1769–1832, French zoologist and statesman; founder of the sciences of comparative anatomy and palaeontology.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CUVIER


benitier
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bouvier
ˈbuːvɪeɪ
bustier
ˈbuːstɪeɪ
Chabrier
ˈʃæbrɪeɪ
employe
ɪmˈplɔɪeɪ
foyer
ˈfɔɪeɪ
quartier
ˈkɑːtɪeɪ
roturier
rɒˈtjʊərɪeɪ
sucrier
ˈsuːkrɪeɪ
tablier
ˈtæblɪeɪ

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Cutty Sark
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cuvette
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brevier
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Synonyms and antonyms of Cuvier in the English dictionary of synonyms

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कुवियर
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كوفييه
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Кювье
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Richard Owen
Cuvier had preceded Lamarck in specifying the kinds and degrees of variation, which his own observations and critical judgment of the reports of others led him to admit.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CUVIER»

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Georges Cuvier, Fossil Bones, and Geological Catastrophes: ...
Here Martin J. S. Rudwick provides the first modern translation of Cuvier's essential writings on fossils and catastrophes and links these translated texts together with his own insightful narrative and interpretive commentary.
Martin J. S. Rudwick, 2008
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The Cuvier-Geoffrey Debate : French Biology in the Decades ...
This book presents the first comprehensive study of the celebrated French scientific controversy that focused the attention of naturalists in the first decades of the nineteenth century on the conflicting claims of teleology, morphology, ...
Toby A. Appel University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1987
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Cuvier's Animals: 867 Illustrations from the Classic ...
Spectacular array of mammals, birds, reptiles, mollusks, crustacea, arachnids, insects, and other creatures -- all beautifully engraved in accurate detail and depicted in natural life-like poses.
Georges baron Cuvier, Carol Belanger Grafton, 1996
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Memoirs of Baron Cuvier
Had I no motive of friendship and esteem to induce me to make known the merits of M. Laurillard, the secretary of M. Cuvier, it would be but justice to mention him here, as one who was associated with his patron in these and all succeeding ...
Mrs. R. Lee, 1833
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The Animal Kingdom: Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization
In presenting this abridgement of the well known " Animal Kingdom" of the Baron Cuvier to those who are charged with one of the most honourable and responsible offices of the Republic, that of directing the education and forming the minds ...
Georges baron Cuvier, 1832
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Georges Cuvier, zoologist: a study in the history of ...
This book undermined many of the traditional myths about Cuvier.
William Coleman, 1964
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Essay on the theory of the earth
Cuvier gives a very interesting account of the osseous conglomerate, or breccia, which occurs in the rock of Gibraltar, and in other limestone rocks and hills upon the coasts of the Mediterranean. This breccia occurs in a grey-coloured compact  ...
Georges Cuvier (baron), Robert Jameson, 1822
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An introduction to the study of the animal economy
Georges Cuvier. CHAP. II. General idea of the Organs which compose the body of an Animal. JN O part of an animal body consists entirely of solid particles. Every part affords fluids by expression or exsiccation ; and every part has a reticulated ...
Georges Cuvier, 1801
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Essays on the Theory of the Earth
Georges baron Cuvier. would form a flood which would sweep across the sandstone mountains, between the Alps and the Jura range, and even ascend high on the Jura itself. This flood of water, moving, probably, at the rate of 200 feet in a ...
Georges baron Cuvier, 1827
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The Darwinian Revolution: Science Red in Tooth and Claw
Let us conclude this chapter with a brief consideration of this.2 Cuvier's Case against Organic Evolutionism Paradoxically, it may have been Lamarck's contemporary, the great comparative anatomist Georges Cuvier, who first drove him toward ...
Michael Ruse, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CUVIER»

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Smart robots galore at the 'Innorobo' show
Magalie Cuvier is from Aldebaran Robotics: “Pepper lives with us. So needs to understand what's going on it needs understand and to adapt to ... «euronews, Jul 15»
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Emotion-reading Droid Wows Visitors to Lyon Robotics Event
So needs to understand what's going on and needs understand and to adapt to things that are going on," explains Magalie Cuvier, global ... «WTVY, Dothan, Jul 15»
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New IMAX film explores prehistoric underwater world
The film begins when a paleontology expert from the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Georges Cuvier, appears at an aquatic center to take ... «Alton Telegraph, Jul 15»
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Thomas Jefferson Built This Country On Mastodons
In the early decades of the 19th century, another upstart French naturalist, Georges Cuvier, convinced the world that extinction was not just ... «Atlas Obscura, Jul 15»
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Islanders tennis adds four to incoming class
Belle, a native of Seloncourt, Franche-Comté, France, attended Lycée Georges Cuvier in Montbéliard, Franche-Comté, France. She played for ... «KZTV Action 10 News, Jul 15»
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La Jolla Community Calendar July 2-9
Tapping to the Stars, dance classes for women, noon advanced; 1 p.m. beginners, Ooh La La Dance Academy, 7467 Cuvier St. $70- $87 a ... «La Jolla Light, Jul 15»
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LOLA supporters linkup to clean La Jolla beaches
Twenty-seven supporters of Limited Off-Leash Access at the Beach (LOLA), ages 3-78, assembled to clean South Casa, Cuvier and other La ... «La Jolla Light, Jun 15»
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How Do We Know What Extinct Species Looked Like?
French naturalist Cuvier (1769-1832) is today considered one of the pioneers of the field of “comparative anatomy.” Here's how he described ... «Forbes, Jun 15»
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Prayer vigil Friday, June 19 at Prince Chapel in La Jolla for …
Prince Chapel by the Sea African Methodist Episcopal Church, 7517 Cuvier St., La Jolla. — Milan Kovacevic ... «La Jolla Light, Jun 15»
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Jurassic World Boycott Plans In Motion As Comedian Discovers …
Pachyderm, adopted as a biological term 1797 by French naturalist Georges Léopole Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert, Baron Cuvier (1769-1832), ... «Huffington Post UK, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cuvier [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cuvier>. Dec 2020 ».
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