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

  • Lorenz, Konrad Zacharias 1903-1989. Austrian psychologist. He shared a 1973 Nobel Prize for studies of individual and social behavior patterns.

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  • proper n. Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist and ethologist
  • n. a blind-landing aid used at German military airfields

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  • n. Austrian zoologist who studied the behavior of birds and emphasized the importance of innate as opposed to learned behaviors (1903-1989)


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