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Swammerdam

[svahm-uhr-dahm]
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noun
  1. Jan [yahn] /yɑn/, 1637–80, Dutch anatomist and entomologist.
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Historical Examples

  • 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.

    The Insect

    Jules Michelet

  • A Frenchman also—Thvenot—supported Swammerdam with his purse and credit.

    The Insect

    Jules Michelet

  • Its dbut, as we have seen, was signalized by its slaying its creator, Swammerdam.

    The Insect

    Jules Michelet

  • Swammerdam had a method of preserving them when they appeared to be giving way.