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Cohn

 (kōn), Ferdinand Julius 1828-1898.
German botanist who pioneered the study of bacteria and developed a system for classifying them.

Cohn

, Roy Marcus 1927-1986.
American lawyer who gained notoriety as Joseph McCarthy's assistant during the Communist scare of the 1950s. Shortly before his death he was disbarred in New York for unethical practices.
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Cohn

(koʊn)

n.
Ferdinand Julius, 1828–98, German botanist and bacteriologist.
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Noun1.Cohn - German botanist who is generally recognized as founding bacteriology when he recognized bacteria as plants
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