[ muhk-lawr-in, muh-klawr- ]

  1. Colin, 1698–1746, Scottish mathematician.

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How to use Maclaurin in a sentence

  • On March 1, 1737, a good annular eclipse was observed at Edinburgh by Maclaurin.

    The Story of Eclipses | George Chambers
  • Colonel Maclaurin was in the act of warning soldiers to be certain to keep behind cover when he was shot in the head.

  • Mr. Maclaurin's learning and talents enabled him to do his part very well in Dr. Johnson's company.