Peter Mark Roget

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Noun1.Peter Mark Roget - English physician who in retirement compiled a well-known thesaurus (1779-1869)
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After he grew and entered medical school in Edinburgh, Peter Roget became a tutor to two teenage boys, taking them traveling through important places in Europe.
Which famous work of reference did Peter Roget produce?
Way back in 1852 Mark Peter Roget had a simple idea - he would compile a book that would enable the user to look up a word with just a vague notion of what it meant.