Definition of Cuvier, Georges in English:

Cuvier, Georges

Line breaks: Georges Cu¦vier
Pronunciation: /ˈkuːvɪeɪ
 
, kyvje/
Baron ( 1769–1832), French naturalist; full name Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert Cuvier. Cuvier founded the science of palaeontology and made pioneering studies in comparative anatomy and classification.

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