Dal·​to·​ni·​an | \ (ˈ)dȯl¦tōnēən, (ˈ)däl¦- \

Definition of Daltonian

: of or relating to the English chemist Dalton, his theory of atoms, or his law of multiple proportions

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History and Etymology for Daltonian

John Dalton †1844 English chemist and physicist + English -ian

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“Daltonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Daltonian. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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