Re·né Jules [ruh-neyjoolz; French ruh-neyzhyl], /rəˈneɪ dʒulz; French rəˈneɪ ʒül/, 1901–82, U.S. bacteriologist, born in France: early advocate of ecological concern.
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How to use Dubos in a sentence
“Moon was very proud of Mary,” recalls Dubos, co-owner of the respected weekly newspaper The Gambit.
Monsieur Dubos seemed somewhat of a character, and rather piqued himself on doing things that others might never have thought of.Sir Jasper Carew | Charles James Lever
Dubos, however, assigned me a duty which made a happy compromise between my self-esteem and my desire for employment.Sir Jasper Carew | Charles James Lever
The Abb Dubos supported and developed, as well as he was able, the opinion of Chardin.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Dubos was half standing, half resting against the table, his arms folded upon his breast.All Roads Lead to Calvary | Jerome K. Jerome
Apropos of the theatrical execution of the Romans, the abb Dubos says that the dancers in the interludes were always in gowns.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Scientific definitions for Dubos
French-born American bacteriologist noted for his research on natural antibiotics, tuberculosis, and environmental factors in disease. In 1939 he discovered tyrothricin, the first commercially produced antibiotic.
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