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Estienne

[ es-tyen ]
/ ɛsˈtyɛn /
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noun
Also Étienne. a family of French printers, book dealers, and scholars, including especially Hen·ri [ahn-ree], /ɑ̃ˈri/, died 1520; his son, Ro·bert [raw-ber], /rɔˈbɛr/, 1503?–59; Henri (son of Robert), 1531?–98.
a French printing firm founded by this family.
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Estienne

tienne

/ (French etjɛn) /

noun
a family of French printers, scholars, and dealers in books, including Henri (ɑ̃ri), ?1460–1520, who founded the printing business in Paris, his son Robert (rɔbɛr), 1503–59, and his grandson Henri, 1528–98
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