morgan

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named for Thomas Hunt Morgan

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

morgan (plural morgans)

  1. (medicine) A unit for expressing the relative distance between genes on a chromosome.

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko (to blink, twinkle). Compare Old Saxon morgan, Old English morġen, Old Norse morginn, morgunn, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐌹𐌽𐍃 (maurgins).

Noun[edit]

morgan m

  1. morn

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *murganaz, from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥Hko (to blink, twinkle). Compare Old English morġen, Old High German morgan, Old Norse morginn, morgunn, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐌹𐌽𐍃 (maurgins).

Noun[edit]

morgan m

  1. morning

Descendants[edit]