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[frahnts] /frɑnts/ (Show IPA), 1858–1942, U.S. anthropologist, born in Germany.
any of several nonvenomous, chiefly tropical constrictors of the family Boidae, having vestigial hind limbs at the base of the tail.
a scarf or stole of feathers, fur, or fabric.
Contemporary Examples

Gisele Lands New Campaign, ‘Anorexxxy’ Sunglasses Are a Thing The Fashion Beast Team February 4, 2013

Historical Examples

Eskimo Life Fridtjof Nansen
Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone G. Harvey Ralphson
Pixie O’Shaughnessy Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol 58, No. 357, July 1845 Various
Variation in the Muscles and Nerves of the Leg in E. Bruce Holmes
The Animal World, A Book of Natural History Theodore Wood
Method in the Study of Totemism Andrew Lang
My Adventures with Your Money George Graham Rice
Heads and Tales Various

Franz (frants). 1858–1942, US anthropologist, born in Germany. He made major contributions to cultural and linguistic anthropology in studies of North American Indians, including The Mind of Primitive Man (1911; 1938)
any large nonvenomous snake of the family Boidae, most of which occur in Central and South America and the Caribbean. They have vestigial hind limbs and kill their prey by constriction
a woman’s long thin scarf, usually of feathers or fur
German-born American anthropologist who emphasized the systematic analysis of culture and language structures.
basic ordering agreement
beginning of activity


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