Main definitions of Bacon, Francis in US English:

: Bacon, Francis1Bacon, Francis2

Bacon, Francis1

proper noun

  • Baron Verulam and Viscount St. Albans (1561–1626), English statesman and philosopher. As a scientist he advocated the inductive method. Notable works: The Advancement of Learning (1605) and Novum Organum (1620).

Pronunciation

Bacon, Francis

/ˈbeɪkən/

Main definitions of Bacon, Francis in US English:

: Bacon, Francis1Bacon, Francis2

Bacon, Francis2

proper noun

  • (1909–92), British painter, born in Ireland. His work chiefly depicts human figures in grotesquely distorted postures, their features blurred or erased.

Pronunciation

Bacon, Francis

/ˈbeɪkən/