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[goo d-awl] /ˈgʊdˌɔl/
Jane, born 1934, English primatologist and zoologist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This hombre they call the Kid—Goodall is his name, ain't it?

  • See extract in Goodall's edition of the Scotichronicon, vol.

  • So Rachel took the letter up to her mother and left it, saying that it was from Mr. Goodall.

    Rachel Ray Anthony Trollope
  • Goodall backed me; I got him to write to the admiral; but it would not do.

  • Having made the original designs for these, I have the originals before me now; they were produced by Goodall and Son.

Goodall in Science
British zoologist whose study of the life and habitat of the chimpanzee has greatly increased understanding of primate behavior. Goodall's research demonstrated that chimpanzees are capable of complex emotional relationships, and have the skill and intelligence to make tools. She has been a leader in international conservation efforts.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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