from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Charcot, Jean Baptiste Étienne Auguste 1867-1936. French explorer who led two missions to the Antarctic (1903-1905 and 1908-1910). He died when the Pourquoi Pas? sank off Iceland.
- Charcot, Jean Martin 1825-1893. French neurologist known for his research into diseases of the nervous system. Sigmund Freud was one of his pupils.
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- n. French neurologist who tried to use hypnotism to cure hysteria (1825-1893)
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