- Jan [yahn] /yɑn/, 1637–80, Dutch anatomist and entomologist.
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Examples from the Web for swammerdam
If ever there lived a genuine naturalist, Swammerdam was the man.Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee
L. L. Langstroth
Swammerdam, who was then residing there, might have been present at both spectacles.
A Frenchman also—Thvenot—supported Swammerdam with his purse and credit.
Its dbut, as we have seen, was signalized by its slaying its creator, Swammerdam.
Swammerdam had a method of preserving them when they appeared to be giving way.How to Stuff Birds and Animals
Aaron A. Warford