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

Derived forms: Morgans

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

Encyclopedia: Morgan, Philip