Agassiz

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biographical name Ag·as·siz \ˈa-gə-(ˌ)sē\

Definition of Agassiz

  1. Alexander 1835–1910 son of Louis Agassiz American zoologist


Agassiz

biographical name Ag·as·siz

Definition of Agassiz

  1. (Jean) Louis (Rodolphe) 1807–1873 American (Swiss-born) naturalist


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