Alcott

biographical name Al·cott \ ˈȯl-kət , ˈal- , -ˌkät \

Definition of Alcott

Amos Bronson 1799–1888 American teacher and philosopher

Alcott

biographical name

Definition of Alcott

Louisa May 1832–1888 daughter of Bronson Alcott American author

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