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Fabre

[ fah-ber; French fa-bruh ]
/ ˈfɑ bər; French ˈfa brə /
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noun

Jean Hen·ri [zhahn ahn-ree], /ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃ˈri/, 1823–1915, French entomologist and popular writer on insect life.

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Fabre
/ (French fabrə) /

noun

Jean Henri (ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃ri). 1823–1915, French entomologist; author of many works on insect life, remarkable for their vivid and minute observation, esp Souvenirs Entomologiques (1879–1907). Nobel prize for literature 1910
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