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Picard

[pee-kar] /piˈkar/
noun
1.
Charles Émile
[sharl ey-meel] /ʃarl eɪˈmil/ (Show IPA),
1856–1941, French mathematician.
2.
Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA), 1620–82, French astronomer.
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Picard

/French pikar/
noun
1.
Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1620–82, French astronomer. He was the first to make a precise measurement of a longitude line, enabling him to estimate the earth's radius
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