Agassiz

biographical name (1)
Ag·​as·​siz | \ ˈa-gə-(ˌ)sē How to pronounce Agassiz (audio) \

Definition of Agassiz

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Alexander 1835–1910 son of Louis Agassiz American zoologist

Agassiz

biographical name (2)

Definition of Agassiz (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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