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Au·du·bon(ô′də-bŏn′, -bən), John James 1785-1851.
Haitian-born American ornithologist and artist whose engravings, collected in volumes such as The Birds of America (1827-1838), are noted for their naturalistic detail and artistic sensibility.
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(Biography) John James. 1785–1851, US naturalist and artist, noted particularly for his paintings of birds in Birds of America (1827–38)
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Au•du•bon(ˈɔ dəˌbɒn, -bən)
John James, 1785–1851, U.S. naturalist who painted and wrote about the birds of North America.
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