Synonyms for jacob epstein |

Synonyms and antonyms for jacob epstein

1. Jacob (n.)

(Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')


2. Epstein (n.)

British sculptor (born in the United States) noted for busts and large controversial works (1880-1959)


3. Jacob (n.)

French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)


4. Epstein-Barr virus (n.)

the herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis; associated with specific cancers in Africa and China