Definition of Buckland, William in English:

Buckland, William

proper noun

  • (1784–1856), English geologist. He helped to redefine geology, correlating deposits and associated fossils with former conditions, and developed the idea of an ice age. He was the first to describe and name a dinosaur (Megalosaurus), in 1824.

Pronunciation:

Buckland, William

/ˈbʌklənd/