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Noun: Cowper  koo-pu(r)
  1. English poet who wrote hymns and poetry about nature (1731-1800)
    - William Cowper
  2. English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709)
    - William Cowper

Type of: operating surgeon, poet, sawbones [informal], surgeon

Encyclopedia: Cowper, John