Definition of Banks, Sir Joseph in English:

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Banks, Sir Joseph

Pronunciation: /baŋks/
(1743–1820), English botanist. He accompanied Captain James Cook on his first voyage to the Pacific, and helped to establish the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.

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