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Cal·vin(kăl′vĭn), John 1509-1564.
French-born Swiss Protestant theologian who broke with the Roman Catholic Church (1533) and set forth the tenets of his theology, known today as Calvinism, in Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536).
Calvin, Melvin 1911-1997.
American chemist. He won a 1961 Nobel Prize for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis.
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1. (Biography) John,original name Jean Cauvin, Caulvin, or Chauvin. 1509–64, French theologian: a leader of the Protestant Reformation in France and Switzerland, establishing the first presbyterian government in Geneva. His theological system is described in his Institutes of the Christian Religion (1536)
2. (Biography) Melvin. 1911–97, US chemist, noted particularly for his research on photosynthesis: Nobel prize for chemistry 1961
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1. John (Jean Chauvin or Caulvin), 1509–64, French theologian and reformer in Switzerland: leader in the Protestant Reformation.
2. Melvin, 1911–97, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1961.
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|Noun||1.||Calvin - United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-)|
|2.||Calvin - Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)|
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