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Kuhn

[koon]
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  1. MargaretMaggie, 1905–95, U.S. activist: a founder of the Gray Panthers.
  2. Rich·ard [rich-erd; German rikh-ahrt] /ˈrɪtʃ ərd; German ˈrɪx ɑrt/, 1900–1967, German chemist, born in Austria: declined 1938 Nobel Prize at insistence of Nazi government.
  3. Thomas Samuel,1922–96, U.S. writer, historian, and philosopher of science.
  4. Walt,1877?–1949, U.S. painter.
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Kuhn

(kōōn)
  1. Austrian chemist. He won a 1938 Nobel Prize for research on carotenoids and vitamins but declined the award by order of the Nazi government.
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