[ snel ]
/ snɛl /
Peter (George),born 1938, New Zealand distance runner.
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British Dictionary definitions for peter snell (1 of 2)
/ (snɛl) /
Scot biting; bitter; sharp
Word Origin for snell
Old English snel quick, active
British Dictionary definitions for peter snell (2 of 2)
/ (snɛl) /
Sir Peter (George). born 1938, New Zealand athlete; winner of three Olympic gold medals: for the 800 metres in 1960, and again in 1964, when he also won gold for the 1500 metres
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Medical definitions for peter snell
[ snĕl ]
American geneticist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning cell structure that enhanced understanding of the immunological system, resulting in higher success rates in organ transplantation.
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