Share this entry
Buckland, William Line breaks: Wil|liam Buck|land
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌklənd/

Definition of Buckland, William in English:

(1784–1856), English geologist. He helped to redefine geology, correlating deposits and associated fossils with former conditions, and developed the idea of an ice age. He was the first to describe and name a dinosaur (Megalosaurus), in 1824.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources