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Audubon

[aw-duh-bon, -buh n] /ˈɔ dəˌbɒn, -bən/
noun
1.
John James, 1785–1851, U.S. naturalist who painted and wrote about the birds of North America.
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Audubon

/ˈɔːdəˌbɒn/
noun
1.
John James. 1785–1851, US naturalist and artist, noted particularly for his paintings of birds in Birds of America (1827–38)
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Word Origin and History for Audubon

with reference to birds or pictures of them, from U.S. naturalist John James Audubon (1785-1851).

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Audubon in Science
Audubon
  (ô'də-bŏn')   
American ornithologist and artist. His effort to catalog every species of bird in the United States resulted in the publication of The Birds of America (1827-1838), a collection of 1,065 life-size engravings of birds found in eastern North America. It is considered a classic work in ornithology and in American art.
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