Definition of Littré, Émile in English:

Littré, Émile

Line breaks: Émile Lit¦tré
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪtreɪ
 
, litʀe/
( 1801–81), French lexicographer and philosopher. He was the author of the major Dictionnaire de la langue française (1863–77). A follower of Auguste Comte, he became the leading exponent of positivism after Comte’s death.

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