Galton



[gawl-tn] /ˈgɔl tn/

noun
1.
Sir Francis, 1822–1911, English scientist and writer.
/ˈɡɔːltən/
noun
1.
Sir Francis. 1822–1911, English explorer and scientist, a cousin of Charles Darwin, noted for his researches in heredity, meteorology, and statistics. He founded the study of eugenics and the theory of anticyclones

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