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Noun: Morgan  mor-gun
  1. A Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
    - Henry Morgan, Sir Henry Morgan
  2. United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)
    - Lewis H. Morgan, Lewis Henry Morgan
  3. United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
    - Thomas Hunt Morgan
  4. An American breed of small compact saddle horses
  5. United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913)
    - J. P. Morgan, John Pierpont Morgan
  6. Soldier in the American Revolution who defeated the British in the battle of Cowpens, South Carolina (1736-1802)
    - Daniel Morgan

Derived forms: Morgans

Type of: anthropologist, biologist, buccaneer, financier, life scientist, moneyman, mount, pirate, pongo [Brit, informal], riding horse, saddle horse, sea robber, sea rover, soldier

Encyclopedia: Morgan, Oregon