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Fabricius

[fuh-brish-ee-uh s, -brish-uh s; Danish fah-bree-syoo s]
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noun
  1. Jo·han Chris·tian [yoh-hahn kris-chuh n; Danish yoh-hahn kris-tyahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈkrɪs tʃən; Danish yoʊˈhɑn ˈkrɪs tyɑn/, 1743–1808, Danish entomologist.
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Historical Examples

  • Beckmann has 12,475, quoting Fabricius' 'Bibliotheca Latina,' ed.

    The Book-Hunter at Home

    P. B. M. Allan

  • One of them, Fabricius, made observations on the development of the chick .

    Form and Function

    E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

  • He accordingly wrote a letter to Fabricius making the proposal.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott

  • Fabricius, however, refused to accept the present, and Pyrrhus pressed him no further.

    Pyrrhus

    Jacob Abbott

  • Their creature, the secretary Fabricius, was thrown after them.