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Leverrier

[ luh-ver-ee-ey; French luh-ve-ryey ]
/ ləˈvɛr iˌeɪ; French lə vɛˈryeɪ /
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noun
Ur·bain Jean Jo·seph [yr-ban zhahn zhaw-zef], /ürˈbɛ̃ ʒɑ̃ ʒɔˈzɛf/, 1811–77, French astronomer.
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Leverrier
/ (French ləvɛrje) /

noun
Urbain Jean Joseph (yrbɛ̃ ʒɑ̃ ʒozɛf). 1811–77, French astronomer: calculated the existence and position of the planet Neptune
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