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Barnard

[ bahr-nahrd, -nerd for 1; bahr-nerd for 2-5 ]
/ ˈbɑr nɑrd, -nərd for 1; ˈbɑr nərd for 2-5 /
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noun
Chris·tiaan N(eeth·ling) [kris-tyahn nit-ling], /ˈkrɪs tyɑn ˈnɪt lɪŋ/, 1922–2001, South African surgeon: performed first successful human-heart transplant 1967.
Edward Emerson, 1857–1923, U.S. astronomer.
Frederick Augustus Porter, 1809–89, U.S. educator and advocate of higher education for women: president of Columbia University 1864–89.
George Gray, 1863–1938, U.S. sculptor.
Henry, 1811–1900, U.S. educator.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for Barnard

Barnard
/ (ˈbɑːnɑːd) /

noun
Christiaan (Neethling). 1923–2001, South African surgeon, who performed the first human heart transplant (1967)
Edward Emerson . 1857–1923, US astronomer: noted for his discovery of the fifth satellite of Jupiter and his discovery of comets, nebulae, and a red dwarf (1916)
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Scientific definitions for Barnard

Barnard
[ bärnərd ]
Christiaan Neethling 1923-2001

South African surgeon who performed the first successful human heart transplant in 1967.
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