Merrifield Mer·ri·field (měr’ə-fēld’), R(obert) Bruce. Born 1921.
American biochemist. He won a 1984 Nobel Prize for developing a method of synthesizing peptides and proteins from amino acids.
[mer-uh l-vil] /ˈmɛr əlˌvɪl/ noun 1. a town in NE Indiana.
[mer-uh-lee] /ˈmɛr ə li/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . adv. Old English myriglice “pleasantly, melodiously;” see merry + -ly (2).
[mer-uh-lin] /ˈmɛr ə lɪn/ noun 1. a female given name.
[mer-uh-mak] /ˈmɛr əˌmæk/ noun 1. a warship (originally the Union steamer Merrimack) that the Confederates converted into an ironclad, renamed the Virginia, and used against the Monitor in 1862 in the first battle between ironclads.