Galton

[ gawl-tn ]
/ ˈgɔl tn /

noun

Sir Francis,1822–1911, English scientist and writer.
Related formsGal·to·ni·an [gawl-toh-nee-uh n] /gɔlˈtoʊ ni ən/, adjective
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Galton

/ (ˈɡɔːltən) /

noun

Sir Francis. 1822–1911, English explorer and scientist, a cousin of Charles Darwin, noted for his researches in heredity, meteorology, and statistics. He founded the study of eugenics and the theory of anticyclones

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