Smithsonian

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Etymology[edit]

Smithson +‎ -ian

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Smithsonian (comparative more Smithsonian, superlative most Smithsonian)

  1. Of or pertaining to James Smithson (1764–1829), British mineralogist and chemist whose bequest was used to set up the Smithsonian Institution in the United States.

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