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Roget

a reference to the "Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases" published 1852 by English philologist Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869). The surname is a diminutive of Roger. Related: Roget's.

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Definitions of Roget

Roget (n.)
English physician who in retirement compiled a well-known thesaurus (1779-1869);
Synonyms: Peter Mark Roget
From wordnet.princeton.edu