[kal-vin] /ˈkæl vɪn/
John (Jean Chauvin or Caulvin) 1509–64, French theologian and reformer in Switzerland: leader in the Protestant Reformation.
Melvin, 1911–97, U.S. chemist: Nobel Prize 1961.
a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “bald.”.
John,original name Jean Cauvin, Caulvin, or Chauvin. 1509–64, French theologian: a leader of the Protestant Reformation in France and Switzerland, establishing the first presbyterian government in Geneva. His theological system is described in his Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536)
Melvin. 1911–97, US chemist, noted particularly for his research on photosynthesis: Nobel prize for chemistry 1961
John Calvin (1509-1564), Protestant leader, born Jean Caulvin, the surname related to French Chauvin (cf. chauvinism), from Latin calvus “bald,” from PIE *kle-wo- “bald.”
American chemist who won a Nobel Prize in 1961 for determining the chemical reactions that occur during photosynthesis. This series of reactions is now known as the Calvin cycle.
- John carpenter
[kahr-puh n-ter] /ˈkɑr pən tər/ noun 1. John Alden, 1876–1951, U.S. composer. 2. (Malcolm) Scott, 1925–2013, U.S. astronaut and oceanographer. /ˈkɑːpɪntə/ noun 1. a person skilled in woodwork, esp in buildings, ships, etc verb 2. (intransitive) to do the work of a carpenter 3. (transitive) to make or fit together by or as if by […]
- John c breckinridge
[brek-uh n-rij] /ˈbrɛk ənˌrɪdʒ/ noun 1. John Cabell, 1821–75, vice president of the U.S. 1857–61: Confederate general in the American Civil War.
- John chrysostom
[kris-uh-stuh m, kri-sos-tuh m] /ˈkrɪs ə stəm, krɪˈsɒs təm/ noun 1. Saint John, a.d. 347?–407, ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople.
- John c fremont
[free-mont] /ˈfri mɒnt/ noun 1. John Charles, 1813–90, U.S. general and explorer: first Republican presidential candidate, 1856.