Roget

[ roh-zhey, roh-zhey, rozh-ey ]
/ roʊˈʒeɪ, ˈroʊ ʒeɪ, ˈrɒʒ eɪ /
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noun

Peter Mark,1779–1869, English physician and author of a thesaurus.
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Roget

/ (ˈrɒʒeɪ) /

noun

Peter Mark . 1779–1869, English physician, who on retirement devised a Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (1852), a classified list of synonyms
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Roget


in reference to the "Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases" published 1852 by English physician and philologist Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869). Related: Roget's.

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