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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902); United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917.

Usage examples (35)
  • The clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece
  • It is, to paraphrase yourself, absurd lore, but the reed is there.
  • The outer "reed" is not a sound-producing device, but a return spring.
  • And that's a thin reed of hope in an oil-covered swamp. for more
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