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Larousse, Pierre

Syllabification: La·rousse, Pierre
Pronunciation: /ləˈro͞os, lä-
 
/

Definition of Larousse, Pierre in English:

( 1817–75), French lexicographer and encyclopedist. He edited the 15-volume Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle (1866–76) and cofounded the publishing house of Larousse in 1852.

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