Huxley

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Hux·​ley | \ ˈhək-slē How to pronounce Huxley (audio) \

Definition of Huxley

 (Entry 1 of 3)

Al*dous \ ˈȯl-​dəs How to pronounce ˈȯl-dəs (audio)\ Leonard 1894–1963 brother of Julian Huxley English novelist and critic

Huxley

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Definition of Huxley (Entry 2 of 3)

Sir Julian Sorell 1887–1975 grandson of T.H. Huxley English biologist

Huxley

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Definition of Huxley (Entry 3 of 3)

T(homas) H(enry) 1825–1895 English biologist

Other Words from Huxley

Biographical name (1)

Huxleian \ ˌhək-​ˈslē-​ən How to pronounce Huxleian (audio) , ˈhək-​slē-​ \ or Huxleyan \ ˈhək-​slē-​ən How to pronounce Huxleyan (audio) \ adjective

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