Audubon

[ aw-duh-bon, -buh n ]
/ ˈɔ dəˌbɒn, -bən /

noun

John James,1785–1851, U.S. naturalist who painted and wrote about the birds of North America.

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British Dictionary definitions for audubon

Audubon
/ (ˈɔːdəˌbɒn) /

noun

John James. 1785–1851, US naturalist and artist, noted particularly for his paintings of birds in Birds of America (1827–38)
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Scientific definitions for audubon

Audubon
[ ôdə-bŏn′ ]
John James 1785-1851

American ornithologist and artist. His effort to catalog every species of bird in the United States resulted in the publication of The Birds of America (1827-1838), a collection of 1,065 life-size engravings of birds found in eastern North America. It is considered a classic work in ornithology and in American art.
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