Definition of Geoffroy in English:

Geoffroy

noun

  • Used in the genitive to designate species and varieties of animal collected or described by Étienne or Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, or named in their honour.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Griffith (1790–1858), naturalist. From the name of Étienne GeoffroySaint-Hilaire and his son Isidore, both French zoologists.