Definition of Littré, Émile in English:

Littré, Émile

Syllabification: Lit·tré, Émile
Pronunciation: /lēˈtrā
 
/
  • (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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