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(bər-nĕt′, bûr′nĭt), Sir (Frank) Macfarlane 1899-1985.
Australian virologist. He shared a 1960 Nobel Prize for his work on acquired immunological tolerance.
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Commonly called burnet, this perennial herb is as lovely in a perennial border as it is useful in an herb garden.
Commonly called salad burnet, it is most often grown for its tasty leaves.