Meaning of Claude

Claude

Pronunciation: (klôd Fr. klōd), [key]
— n.
  1. 1899–1983, U.S. biologist, born in Belgium: Nobel prize for medicine 1974.
  2. a male given name: from a Roman family name meaning “lame.”
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