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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A community of southeast Florida, a suburb of Miami. Population: 75,200.
  • Kendall, Edward Calvin 1886-1972. American biochemist. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the hormones of the adrenal cortex.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A habitational surname.
  • proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A female given name of modern usage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States biochemist who discovered cortisone (1886-1972)

Etymologies

From the place name Kendal in Cumbria , "valley of the river Kent", and Kendale in Humberside, Old Norse kelda "spring" + dalr "valley". (Wiktionary)

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