Etymology
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Rockefeller (n.)

"immensely rich man," 1938, in reference to U.S. financier and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937).

updated on November 26, 2012

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Definitions of Rockefeller from WordNet

Rockefeller (n.)
United States industrialist who made a fortune in the oil business and gave half of it away (1839-1937);
Synonyms: John D. Rockefeller / John Davison Rockefeller
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