Meaning of Struve

Stru•ve

Pronunciation: (str'vu Ger. shtr'vu), [key]
— n.
  1. 1793–1864, Russian astronomer, born in Germany.
  2. 1897–1963, U.S. astronomer, born in Russia (great-grandson of Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve).
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