Mendel

Definitions of Mendel
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n Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)

Synonyms:
Gregor Mendel, Johann Mendel
Example of:
botanist, phytologist, plant scientist
a biologist specializing in the study of plants
monastic, monk
a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work

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