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Owen, Sir Richard

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊɪn/

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(1804–92), English anatomist and palaeontologist. Owen made important contributions to evolution, taxonomy, and palaeontology and coined the word dinosaur in 1841. He was a strong opponent of Darwinism.

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