cuvier

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Cuvier especially French naturalists Georges Cuvier and Frédéric Cuvier.

AdjectiveEdit

cuvier

  1. Cuvier (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Cuvier's ..."

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

cuvier m (plural cuviers)

  1. vat
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