|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|1.||Sir Arthur (John). 1851--1941, British archaeologist, whose excavations of the palace of Knossos in Crete provided evidence for the existence of the Minoan civilization|
|2.||Dame Edith (Mary Booth). 1888--1976, British actress|
|3.||Sir Geraint (Llewellyn). 1922--92, Welsh operatic baritone|
|4.||Herbert McLean. 1882--1971, US anatomist and embryologist; discoverer of vitamin E (1922)|
|5.||Mary Ann. real name of (George): Eliot|
|6.||Oliver. 1755--1819, US engineer: invented the continuous production line and a high-pressure steam engine|
|7.||Walker. 1903--75, US photographer, noted esp for his studies of rural poverty in the Great Depression|
Evans Ev·ans (ěv'ənz), Herbert McLean. 1882-1971.
American anatomist who isolated four pituitary hormones and discovered vitamin E (1922).
|Evans (ěv'ənz) Pronunciation Key
American biologist who discovered vitamin E in 1922 and conducted research that led to the discovery of the growth hormone in the pituitary gland.