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Roget, Peter Mark

Peter Mark Roget (rōzhā´), 1779–1869, English physician and lexicographer. For 50 years while he practiced medicine and was secretary of the Royal Society (1827–49), Roget prepared his Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (1852). In successive editions supervised by him, his son, his grandson, and others, it has remained a standard reference book.

See biographies by D. L. Emblen (1970) and J. Kendall (2008).

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Roget, Peter Mark

Roget, Peter Mark (1779–1869) English scholar and physician. He helped to establish London University and is remembered for his Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (1852).

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