Definition of Cuvier, Georges in English:

Cuvier, Georges

proper noun

  • Baron (1769–1832), French naturalist; full name Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert Cuvier. Cuvier founded the science of palaeontology and made pioneering studies in comparative anatomy and classification.

Pronunciation:

Cuvier, Georges

/ˈkuːvɪeɪ/