1. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 155
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911- )
Synonyms: melvin_calvin
Related terms: chemist
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3490
4. [ noun ] (religion,theology) Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)
Synonyms: Jean_Cauvin Jean_Caulvin Jean_Chauvin John_Calvin
Related terms: theologian
Similar spelling:   calvino