from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Mendeleev, Dmitri Ivanovich 1834-1907. Russian chemist who first devised and published the periodic table of the elements (1869).
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- n. Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
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