Definition of Larousse, Pierre in English:

Larousse, Pierre

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation

Larousse, Pierre

/laˈruːs//laʀus/