Definition of Borlaug, Norman in English:

Borlaug, Norman

Syllabification: Bor·laug, Norman
Pronunciation: /ˈbôrˌlôɡ
 
/
( 1914–2009), US agronomist; full name Norman Ernest Borlaug. He worked for many years on the improvement of wheat crops and the adaptation of new strains of wheat to parts of the world where it had not previously been grown. Nobel Peace Prize (1970).

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope