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Meaning of Yerkes

Yer•kes

Pronunciation: (yûr'kēz), [key]
— n.
  1. 1837–1905, U.S. financier and mass-transit magnate.
  2. 1876–1956, U.S. psychologist and psychobiologist: pioneered in studies of the great apes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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