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Vavilov

/ (ˈvævɪˌlɒf) /
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noun
Nikolai Ivanovich. 1887–?1943, Soviet plant geneticist, noted for his research into the origins of cultivated plants. His findings were regarded as contrary to official ideology and he was arrested (1940), dying in a labour camp
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How to use Vavilov in a sentence

  • Vavilov walked with his hands folded behind his back, and his fingers tightly clasped.

    Mother|Maksim Gorky
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