Morgan

Primary Meanings of Morgan

1.
n
United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
2.
n
soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)
3.
n
United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)
4.
n
a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
5.
n
United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)
6.
n
an American breed of small compact saddle horses
Full Definitions of Morgan
1

n United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)

Synonyms:
Thomas Hunt Morgan
Example of:
biologist, life scientist
(biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
2

n soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)

Synonyms:
Daniel Morgan
Example of:
soldier
an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army
3

n United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)

Synonyms:
Lewis Henry Morgan
Example of:
anthropologist
a social scientist who specializes in anthropology
4

n a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)

Synonyms:
Henry Morgan, Sir Henry Morgan
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

n United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)

Synonyms:
J. P. Morgan, John Pierpont Morgan
Example of:
financier, moneyman
a person skilled in large scale financial transactions
6

n an American breed of small compact saddle horses

Type of:
mount, riding horse, saddle horse
a lightweight horse kept for riding only

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