Humboldt[ho̵om′bō̂lt′; E hum′bōlt′]
Humboldt definition by Webster's New World
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Humboldt, Baron (Friedrich Heinrich) Alexander von 1769-1859; Ger. scientist, explorer, & writer
Humboldt definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Baron (Friedrich Heinrich) Alexander von 1769-1859.
German naturalist and writer. His expedition to South America, Cuba, and Mexico (1799-1804) advanced the science of ecology.