Definition of Jussieu, Antoine Laurent de in English:

Jussieu, Antoine Laurent de

proper noun

  • (1748–1836), French botanist. Jussieu grouped plants into families on the basis of common essential properties and, in Genera Plantarum (1789), developed the system on which modern plant classification is based.

Pronunciation

Jussieu, Antoine Laurent de

/ʒusjœ//ʒuːˈsjəː/