Picard

[ pee-kar ]
/ piˈkar /

noun

Charles É·mile [sharl ey-meel], /ʃarl eɪˈmil/, 1856–1941, French mathematician.
Jean [zhahn], /ʒɑ̃/, 1620–82, French astronomer.

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Picard
/ (French pikar) /

noun

Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1620–82, French astronomer. He was the first to make a precise measurement of a longitude line, enabling him to estimate the earth's radius
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