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

  • Audubon, John James 1785-1851. Haitian-born American ornithologist and artist whose extensive observations of eastern North American avifauna led to the publication of The Birds of America (1827-1838), a collection of his engravings that is considered a classic work in ornithology and American art.

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  • n. United States ornithologist and artist (born in Haiti) noted for his paintings of birds of America (1785-1851)


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