Morgan

Definitions of Morgan
  1. noun
    United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
    synonyms: Thomas Hunt Morgan
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    example of:
    biologist, life scientist
    (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
  2. noun
    soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)
    synonyms: Daniel Morgan
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    example of:
    soldier
    an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
  3. noun
    United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)
    synonyms: Lewis Henry Morgan
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    example of:
    anthropologist
    a social scientist who specializes in anthropology
  4. noun
    a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
    synonyms: Henry Morgan, Sir Henry Morgan
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    example of:
    buccaneer, pirate, sea robber, sea rover
    someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
  5. noun
    United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)
    synonyms: J. P. Morgan, John Pierpont Morgan
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    example of:
    financier, moneyman
    a person skilled in large scale financial transactions
  6. noun
    an American breed of small compact saddle horses
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    type of:
    mount, riding horse, saddle horse
    a lightweight horse kept for riding only
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