[ber-nar for 1; bur-nerd, bur-nahrd for 2]
- Claude [klohd] /kloʊd/, 1813–78, French physiologist.
- a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “bear” and “hardy.”
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Examples from the Web for bernard
Arthur Acton decided to go into business with a neighbor in Florence, Bernard Berenson.In Tussle Over Will, Mistress’s Family Takes a Bite Out of NYU
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Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard McGinley ruled that the law “unreasonably burdens” the right to vote.Angry About Ferguson? Oppose Voter ID Laws
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The pioneering geographer Bernard Nietschmann once contended “more indigenous territory has been claimed by maps than by guns.”Should Google Be Mapping Tribal Lands?
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Bernard: Theaters like Regal and other chains all have specialized marketing departments for foreign films.
Bernard: Bennett [Miller] is old school; he took a while to finish it.
Bernard cares not to eat, but delights only in the taste of fresh water.
Then there was Bernard, who excommunicates the flies, and they drop dead.
Governor Bernard threw his influence on the side of slavery.The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
It may be asked, What came of the recommendations of Bernard?
The Patriots, Bernard says in this letter, did not experience this agitation.
- (French bɛrnar) Claude (klod). 1813–78, French physiologist, noted for his research on the action of secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver
- (ˈbɜːnəd) Saint, known as Bernard of Menthon and the Apostle of the Alps . 923–1008, French monk who founded hospices in the Alpine passes. Feast day: Aug 20
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Word Origin and History for bernard
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- French physiologist noted for his study of the digestive and nervous systems.
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- French physiologist noted for his study of the chemical reactions involved in the digestive system and of the connection between the liver and the nervous system. His work laid the foundation for experimental medicine.
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