Owen

Primary Meanings of Owen

1.
n
Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
2.
n
English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892)
Full Definitions of Owen
1

n Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)

Synonyms:
Robert Owen
Example of:
industrialist
someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer
a disputant who advocates reform
2

n English comparative anatomist and paleontologist who was an opponent of Darwinism (1804-1892)

Synonyms:
Sir Richard Owen
Example of:
comparative anatomist
anatomist who compares the anatomy of different animals
fossilist, palaeontologist, paleontologist
a specialist in paleontology

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