Definition of Cuvier, Georges in English:

Cuvier, Georges

Syllabification: Cu·vi·er, Georges
Pronunciation: /ko͞oˈvyā
 
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Baron ( 1769–1832), French naturalist; full name Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert Cuvier. Cuvier founded the science of paleontology.

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