Definition of Mantell, Gideon Algernon in English:

Mantell, Gideon Algernon

proper noun

  • (1790–1852), English geologist. Mantell is best known as the first person to recognize dinosaur remains as reptilian. In 1825 he published a description of the teeth of a ‘giant fossil lizard’ which he named Iguanodon.

Pronunciation:

Mantell, Gideon Algernon

/manˈtɛl/