1. Fro·men·tal [fraw-mahn-tal] /frɔ mɑ̃ˈtal/, Jacques François Fromental Élie Lévy, 1790–1862, French composer, especially of operas.
  2. his nephewLu·do·vic [ly-daw-veek] /lü dɔˈvik/, 1834–1908, French novelist and playwright: librettist in collaboration with Henri Meilhac.
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  1. (Jacques François) Fromental (fromɛ̃tal), original name Elias Levy . 1799–1862, French composer, noted for his operas, which include La Juive (1835)
  2. his nephew, Ludovic (lydɔvik). 1834–1908, French dramatist and novelist, who collaborated with Meilhac on opera libretti
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