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

  • Nobel, Alfred Bernhard 1833-1896. Swedish chemist and engineer who invented dynamite (1866) and bequeathed his fortune to institute the Nobel Prizes.

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  • proper n. A surname.
  • adj. Relating to the Nobel Prize or to Nobel laureates.

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  • n. Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)

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