Definition of Littré, Émile in English:

Littré, Émile

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation

Littré, Émile

/lēˈtrā/