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Loeb

[lohb; German lœb] /loʊb; German lœb/
noun
1.
Jacques
[zhahk] /ʒɑk/ (Show IPA),
1859–1924, German physiologist and experimental biologist in the U.S.
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Loeb

/lɜːb; German løːp/
noun
1.
Jacques (ʒɑːk). 1859–1924, US physiologist, born in Germany, noted esp for his pioneering work on artificial parthenogenesis
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