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Noun: Galton  gol-t(u)n
  1. English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
    - Francis Galton, Sir Francis Galton

Type of: scientist

Encyclopedia: Galton, Samuel