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[lang-kuh-ster, -kes-ter] /ˈlæŋ kə stər, -kɛs tər/

Sir Edwin Ray, 1847–1929, English zoologist and writer.
Sir Edwin Ray. 1847–1929, English zoologist, noted particularly for his work in embryology and study of protozoans


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