Definitions for malthusˈmæl θəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mal•thusˈmæl θəs(n.)

  1. Thomas Robert, 1766–1834, English economist.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Malthus, Thomas Malthus, Thomas Robert Malthus(noun)

    an English economist who argued that increases in population would outgrow increases in the means of subsistence (1766-1834)

Wiktionary

  1. Malthus(ProperNoun)

    derived from the word for malthouse.

  2. Malthus(ProperNoun)

    Specifically, Thomas Malthus, English demographer and political economist, who proposed the view that population growth always exceeds the growth of the necessary food supply.

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  1. Malthus

    In demonology, Malthus is an Earl of Hell, commanding 26 legions of demons, who is said to have a rough voice when speaking. He is often depicted in the shape of a stork. Malthus builds towers and fills them with ammunition and weapons, an armorer of sorts. He is a prince of Hell. He is also said to send his legions into battle, or to places designated by higher commanding demons.

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