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Carver, George Washington Syllabification: Car·ver, George Washington
Pronunciation: /ˈkärvər/

Definition of Carver, George Washington in English:

( Circa 1864–1943), US botanist. Born into slavery, he became the director of agricultural research at Alabama’s Tuskegee Institute in 1896 and developed many products from soybeans, sweet potatoes, and peanuts.

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