from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a breed of American saddle and trotting horses noted for strength, speed, and endurance.
- Morgan, Sir Henry 1635?-1688. Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish ships and settlements in the Caribbean and was acting governor of Jamaica (1680-1682).
- Morgan, John Hunt 1825-1864. American Confederate soldier who led cavalry raids behind Union lines in Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio.
- Morgan, John Pierpont 1837-1913. American financier and philanthropist noted for his reorganization and control of major railroads, his consolidation of the U.S. Steel Corporation (1901), and his collection of art and the establishment of the Morgan Library in New York City, which was donated to the public (1924) by his son John Pierpont, Jr. (1867-1943).
- Morgan, Julia 1872-1957. American architect who designed over 700 buildings in California and Hawaii, including Hearst Castle (completed 1947).
- Morgan, Lewis Henry 1818-1881. American anthropologist who studied Native Americans, particularly the Seneca. His works include Ancient Society (1877).
- Morgan, Thomas Hunt 1866-1945. American biologist. He won a 1933 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the hereditary function of chromosomes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A male given name
- proper n. A female given name
- proper n. A patronymic Welsh surname.
- proper n. Any of many place names.
- n. A breed of horse originating in Vermont.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a celebrated breed of small compact American saddle and trotting horses; -- so called from the name of the stud (Justin Morgan) from which the breed originated in Vermont.
- proper n. John Pierpont Morgan, a noted American financier and philanthropist; 1837-1913.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A breed of trotting horses which originated with a stallion owned by a Vermont schoolmaster named Justin Morgan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
- n. soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)
- n. an American breed of small compact saddle horses
- n. United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)
- n. a Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
- n. United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)
After Justin Morgan (1747-1798), American schoolteacher.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Welsh Morcant, possibly from mawr ("great") + cant ("circle, completion"). (Wiktionary)