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Noun: Gould  goold
  1. United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892)
    - Jay Gould
     
  2. United States palaeontologist and popularizer of science (1941-2002)
    - Stephen Jay Gould

Derived forms: Goulds

Type of: financier, fossilist, moneyman, palaeontologist [Brit, Cdn], paleontologist [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Gould, OK