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Leverrier

[luh-ver-ee-ey; French luh-ve-ryey] /ləˈvɛr iˌeɪ; French lə vɛˈryeɪ/
noun
1.
Urbain Jean Joseph
[yr-ban zhahn zhaw-zef] /ürˈbɛ̃ ʒɑ̃ ʒɔˈzɛf/ (Show IPA),
1811–77, French astronomer.
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Leverrier

/French ləvɛrje/
noun
1.
Urbain Jean Joseph (yrbɛ̃ ʒɑ̃ ʒozɛf). 1811–77, French astronomer: calculated the existence and position of the planet Neptune
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