Definition of Pickering, John in English:

Pickering, John

Syllabification: Pick·er·ing, John
Pronunciation: /ˈpik(ə)riNG
 
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( 1777–1846), US linguist and lexicographer; son of Timothy Pickering. He wrote the first dictionary of Americanisms 1816 and studied the languages of North American Indians.

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