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Noun: Tatum  tey-tum
  1. United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956)
    - Art Tatum, Arthur Tatum
     
  2. United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)
    - Edward Lawrie Tatum

Derived forms: Tatums

Type of: biochemist, jazz musician, jazzman

Encyclopedia: Tatum, South Carolina