Peter (George) born 1938, New Zealand distance runner.
(Scot) biting; bitter; sharp
Sir Peter (George). born 1938, New Zealand athlete; winner of three Olympic gold medals: for the 800 metres in 1960, and again in 1964, when he also won gold for the 1500 metres
Old English snel “quick, active,” cognate with Old Saxon, Dutch, Old High German snel, German schnell “swift, quick,” Old Danish snel “swift, fleet,” Old Norse snjallr “eloquent, able, bold.” It survived as a surname and in Scottish and northern English; used by Burns and Scott. Italian snello is from Germanic.
Snell (sněl), George. Born 1903.
American geneticist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning cell structure that enhanced understanding of the immunological system, resulting in higher success rates in organ transplantation.
[pee-ter-suh n] /ˈpi tər sən/ noun 1. Oscar Emmanuel, 1925–2007, Canadian jazz pianist. 2. Roger Tory, 1908–1996, U.S. ornithologist, author, and artist. /ˈpiːtəsən/ noun 1. Oscar (Emmanuel). 1925–2007, Canadian jazz pianist and singer, who led his own trio from the early 1950s
- Peter stuyvesant
[stahy-vuh-suh nt] /ˈstaɪ və sənt/ noun 1. Peter, 1592–1672, Dutch colonial administrator in the Americas: last governor of New Netherlands 1646–64. /ˈstaɪvɪsənt/ noun 1. Peter. ?1610–72, Dutch colonial administrator of New Netherland (later New York) (1646–64)
- Peter the Hermit
noun 1. c1050–1115, French monk: preacher of the first Crusade 1095–99. noun 1. ?1050–1115, French monk and preacher of the First Crusade
- Peter tschaikowsky
[chahy-kawf-skee, -kof-, chi-] /tʃaɪˈkɔf ski, -ˈkɒf-, tʃɪ-/ noun 1. Peter Ilyich [il-yich] /ˈɪl yɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), or Pëtr Ilich [Russian pyawtr ee-lyeech] /Russian ˈpyɔtr iˈlyitʃ/ (Show IPA), 1840–93, Russian composer. [chahy-kawf-skee, -kof-; Russian chyee-kawf-skyee] /tʃaɪˈkɔf ski, -ˈkɒf-; Russian tʃyiˈkɔf skyi/ noun 1. Peter Ilyich [il-yich] /ˈɪl yɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), . /tʃaɪˈkɒfskɪ; Russian tʃɪjˈkɔfskij/ noun 1. […]