HARRY THURSTON PECK
\hˈaɹi θˈɜːstən pˈɛk], \hˈaɹi θˈɜːstən pˈɛk], \h_ˈa_ɹ_i θ_ˈɜː_s_t_ə_n p_ˈɛ_k]\
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An American scholar and literary critic; born at Stamford, Conn., 1856. He is a graduate of Columbia College, and professor of Latin in that institution, now Columbia University. Since 1895 he has been the American editor of the Bookman. Among his works are: "The Semitic Theory of Creation" (1886); "Suetonius" (1889); "Latin Pronunciation" (1890); "Dictionary of Classical Antiquities and Literature"; "Twenty Years of the Republic".
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- An exaggerated p. reniformis curved in the form of a horseshoe. a peculiar form p. in some cases of twin pregnancy. formation in which the two placentae twin gestation are united by a strip of placental tissue.