Definition of Paxton, Sir Joseph in English:

Paxton, Sir Joseph

Line breaks: Sir Jo¦seph Pax¦ton
Pronunciation: /ˈpakstən
( 1801–65), English gardener and architect. He became head gardener at Chatsworth House in Derbyshire in 1826 and designed a series of glass-and-iron greenhouses. He later reworked these in his design for the Crystal Palace (1851).

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