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Definitions of Herschel:
  • noun:   English astronomer (born in Germany) who discovered infrared light and who catalogued the stars and discovered the planet Uranus (1738-1822)
  • noun:   English astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended the catalogue of stars to the southern hemisphere and did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871)
  • name:  A male given name (rare: 1 in 14285 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #792)
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #63362)

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