Definition of Borlaug, Norman in English:

Borlaug, Norman

proper noun

  • (1914–2009), American scientist, a central figure in the green revolution; full name Norman Ernest Borlaug. He worked for many years on the improvement of wheat crops and the adaptation of new strains of wheat to parts of the world where it had not previously been grown. Nobel Peace Prize (1970).

Pronunciation

Borlaug, Norman

/ˈbɔːlɔːɡ/