- Jan [yahn] /yɑn/, 1637–80, Dutch anatomist and entomologist.
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Examples from the Web for swammerdam
If ever there lived a genuine naturalist, Swammerdam was the man.Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee
L. L. Langstroth
A Frenchman also—Thvenot—supported Swammerdam with his purse and credit.
Swammerdam, who was then residing there, might have been present at both spectacles.
Its dbut, as we have seen, was signalized by its slaying its creator, Swammerdam.
Swammerdam had a method of preserving them when they appeared to be giving way.How to Stuff Birds and Animals
Aaron A. Warford