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Agassiz, Louis

Syllabification: Ag·as·siz, Louis
Pronunciation: /ˈaɡəsē
 
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Definition of Agassiz, Louis in English:

( 1807–73), US zoologist, geologist, and paleontologist; born in Switzerland; full name Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz. In 1837, he was the first to propose that much of Europe had once been in the grip of an ice age.

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