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Mantell, Gideon Algernon Line breaks: Gid¦eon Al|ger|non Man|tell
Pronunciation: /manˈtɛl/

Definition of Mantell, Gideon Algernon in English:

(1790–1852), English geologist. Mantell is best known as the first person to recognize dinosaur remains as reptilian. In 1825 he published a description of the teeth of a ‘giant fossil lizard’ which he named Iguanodon.
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