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Noun: Calvin  kal-vin
  1. United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-1997)
    - Melvin Calvin
  2. Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)
    - John Calvin, Jean Cauvin, Jean Caulvin, Jean Chauvin

Type of: chemist, theologian, theologiser [Brit], theologist, theologizer

Encyclopedia: Calvin, Ontario