j. cabot

Cabot

[kab-uht]
noun
1.
John (Giovanni Caboto) c1450–98?, Italian navigator in the service of England: discoverer of North American mainland 1497.
2.
Richard Clarke, 1868–1939, U.S. physician and writer on medical ethics.
3.
Sebastian, 1474?–1557, English navigator and explorer (son of John Cabot).
4.
a male given name.
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Cabot (ˈkæbət)
 
n
1.  John Italian name Giovanni Caboto. 1450--98, Italian explorer, who landed in North America in 1497, under patent from Henry VII of England, and explored the coast from Nova Scotia to Newfoundland
2.  his son, Sebastian. ?1476--1557, Italian navigator and cartographer, who served the English and Spanish crowns: explored the La Plata region of Brazil (1526--30)

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