[ puh-roh, pe-; French pe-roh ]
/ pəˈroʊ, pɛ-; French pɛˈroʊ /
Charles [chahrlz; French sharl], /tʃɑrlz; French ʃarl/, 1628–1703, French poet, critic, and author of fairy tales. his brother, Claude [klawd; French klohd], /klɔd; French kloʊd/, 1613–88, French architect, scientist, and physician.
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How to use Perrault in a sentence
In a word, Boileau ridicules Perrault much more than he justifies Homer.
There were also monetary gifts to a number of servants, including one of two hundred dollars to Armand and Marchette Perrault.
Compare, for example, Perrault's Cinderella with Grimm's version of the same tale.
So writes Perrault, and he did become a candidate for Immortality.
British Dictionary definitions for Perrault
Charles (ʃarl). 1628–1703, French author, noted for his Contes de ma mère l'oye (1697), which contains the fairy tales Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and The Sleeping Beauty
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