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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Weber, Ernst Heinrich 1795-1878. German physiologist and psychologist who studied sensory response and is considered a founder of experimental psychology.
  • Weber, Baron Karl Maria Friedrich Ernst von 1786-1826. German composer who is considered the founder of German romantic opera. His works include Der Freischütz (1821).
  • Weber 1, Max 1864-1920. German sociologist and a pioneer of the modern analytical method of sociology. His works include The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (1904-1905).
  • Weber 2, Max 1881-1961. Russian-born American painter whose abstract works helped introduce the European avant-garde movements of the early 20th century to American art.

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  • proper n. A occupational surname.

Etymologies

From German Weber ("weaver"). (Wiktionary)

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