[ klawd; French klohd ]


  1. Albert, 1899–1983, U.S. biologist, born in Belgium: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1974.
  2. Also Claud. a male given name: from a Roman family name meaning “lame.”


/ klod; klɔːd /


  1. ClaudeAlbert18981983MUSBelgianSCIENCE: biologist Albert. 1898–1983, US cell biologist, born in Belgium: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1974) for work on microsomes and mitochondria

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Since we’re already in Paris in the spring, let’s check in with Claude.

Some of these critics, notably Truffaut, Claude Chabrol, and Eric Rohmer, later became filmmakers of international repute.

Jean-Claude Bensoussan got into the prison wedding business 12 years ago.

The first commission member to be forced out was Claude Peterson, a Vietnam vet who had signed the petition.

I remember being with Christo and Jeanne-Claude when they were doing Running Fence in Sonoma County, Northern California.

The anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss saw the Amazon rainforest, as he saw most things, as a complex structure.

Claude de Vert died; he devoted much attention to the ceremonies of the church of Rome, of which he wrote a history.

The other one, Mr. Devenish—Claude—(she looks up and down as before) he's rather, rather poetical.

Her surviving relative and guardian was her uncle, Claude-Joseph Pillerault.

Claude Vignon, the great critic, especially appreciated this woman's intellectual depravity.

The vehicle stopped at the corner of St. Claude Street, where it hid along the trees twenty paces off.


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