Dirichlet

[ dir-i-kley; German dee-ree-kley ]
/ ˌdɪr ɪˈkleɪ; German ˌdi riˈkleɪ /

noun

Pe·ter Gus·tav Le·jeune [pey-tuhr goo s-tahf luh-zhœn] /ˈpeɪ tər ˈgʊs tɑf ləˈʒœn/,1805–59, German mathematician.

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Dirichlet
/ (German diriˈkleː) /

noun

Peter Gustav Lejeune (ˈpeːtər ˈɡʊstaf ləˈʒœn). 1805–59, German mathematician, noted for his work on number theory and calculus
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