Smithson

[ smith-suh n ]
/ ˈsmɪθ sən /

noun

James,1765–1829, English chemist and mineralogist.

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Smithson
/ (ˈsmɪθsən) /

noun

James. original name James Lewes Macie. 1765–1829, English chemist and mineralogist, who left a bequest to found the Smithsonian Institution
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