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Spock

[spok] /spɒk/
noun
1.
Benjamin (McLane)
[muh-kleyn] /məˈkleɪn/ (Show IPA),
1903–98, U.S. physician and educator.
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Spock

/spɒk/
noun
1.
Benjamin, known as Dr Spock. 1903–98, US paediatrician, noted for his influential work The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child (1946), which challenged traditional notions of child care, advocating a more permissive approach
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Spock

half-alien character in the "Star Trek" U.S. entertainment franchise, developed and named 1964 by series creator Gene Roddenberry, who later said he was simply searching for an alien-sounding word and not thinking of popular baby doctor and author Benjamin Spock, whose name is of Dutch origin.

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