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

  • Hutchins, Robert Maynard 1899-1977. American educator who was president (1929-1945) and chancellor (1945-1951) of the University of Chicago.

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.

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  • n. United States educator who was president of the University of Chicago (1899-1977)

Etymologies

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From a medieval diminutive of the given name Hugh + patronymic suffix -s.

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