from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Grimm, Jakob Ludwig Karl 1785-1863. German philologist and folklorist who formulated Grimm's Law (1819), the basis for much of modern comparative linguistics. With his brother Wilhelm Karl (1786-1859) he collected Germanic folk tales and published them as Grimm's Fairy Tales (1812-1815).
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- n. the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm's law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863)
- n. the younger of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories (1786-1859)
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