Malthus



[mal-thuh s] /ˈmæl θəs/

noun
1.
Thomas Robert, 1766–1834, English economist and clergyman.
/ˈmælθəs/
noun
1.
Thomas Robert. 1766–1834, English economist. He propounded his population theory in An Essay on the Principle of Population (1798)

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