Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: herb roberts
  1. A sticky low herb with small reddish-purple flowers; widespread in the northern hemisphere
    - herb robert, herbs robert, Geranium robertianum
Noun: Roberts
  1. A Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)
    - Bartholomew Roberts
     
  2. United States writer remembered for his historical novels about colonial America (1885-1957)
    - Kenneth Roberts
     
  3. United States biochemist (born in England) honoured for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    - Richard J. Roberts, Richard John Roberts
     
  4. United States evangelist (born 1918)
    - Oral Roberts
Noun: Robert
  1. United States parliamentary authority and author (in 1876) of Robert's Rules of Order (1837-1923)
    - Henry M. Robert, Henry Martyn Robert

Type of: author, buccaneer, chemist, crane's bill, cranesbill, evangelist, gospeler [US], gospeller, parliamentarian, pirate, revivalist, sea robber, sea rover, writer

Encyclopedia: Roberts, Rachel

Robert, Earl of Strathearn