Grimaldi

[gri-mahl-dee, -mawl-]
noun
  1. Joseph,1779–1837, English actor, mime, and clown.
  2. a walled plain in the third quadrant of the face of the moon: about 120 miles (195 km) in diameter.
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  • Grimaldi was pantomime,” writes Andrew McConnell Scott in his biography, The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi.

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Grimaldi

1
noun
  1. a large crater in the SE quadrant of the moon, about 190 km in diameter, which is conspicuous because of its dark floor

Word Origin for Grimaldi

named after Francesco Maria Grimaldi (1618–63), Italian physicist

Grimaldi

2
noun
  1. Joseph. 1779–1837, English actor, noted as a clown in pantomime
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