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Larousse, Pierre

Pronunciation: /laˈruːs/
/laʀus/
(1817–75), French lexicographer and encyclopedist. He edited the fifteen-volume Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle (1866–76), which aimed to treat every area of human knowledge. In 1852 he co-founded the publishing house of Larousse.
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