Haeckel

biographical name
Haeck·​el | \ ˈhe-kəl How to pronounce Haeckel (audio) \

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Ernst Heinrich 1834–1919 German biologist and philosopher

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“Haeckel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Haeckel. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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