Definition of Mendel, Gregor Johann in English:

Mendel, Gregor Johann

Pronunciation /ˈmendl/ /ˈmɛndl/

proper noun

  • (1822–84), Moravian monk; the father of genetics. From systematically breeding peas, he demonstrated the transmission of characteristics in a predictable way by factors (genes) that remain intact and independent between generations and do not blend, although they may mask one another's effects.