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John, 1728–93, Scottish surgeon, physiologist, and biologist.
Robert mercer Taliaferro [mur-ser tol-uh-ver] , 1809–87, U.S. political leader: Speaker of the House 1839–41.
a male given name.
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hunter (ˈhʌntə)
1.  Female equivalent: huntress a person or animal that seeks out and kills or captures game
2.  a.  a person who looks diligently for something
 b.  (in combination): a fortune-hunter
3.  a specially bred horse used in hunting, usually characterized by strength and stamina
4.  a specially bred dog used to hunt game
5.  See also half-hunter Also called: hunting watch a watch with a hinged metal lid or case (hunting case) to protect the crystal

Hunter (ˈhʌntə)
1.  John. 1728--93, British physician, noted for his investigation of venereal and other diseases
2.  his brother, William. 1718--83, British anatomist and obstetrician

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Hunter Hun·ter (hŭn'tər), John. 1728-1793.

British surgeon who founded pathological anatomy in England.

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