Meaning of Cuvier

Cu•vi•er

Pronunciation: (ky'vē-ā", kv-yā' Fr. ky-vyā'), [key]
  1. 1769–1832, French naturalist: pioneer in the fields of paleontology and comparative anatomy.
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