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Pronunciation:  `lituru'tur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a writer of literary works

LITTERATEUR is a 11 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: essayist
 See Also: author, Charles Lamb, Elia, Lamb, writer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lit`te`ra`teur"\, n. [F.]
One who occupies himself with literature; a literary man; a
literatus. `` Befriended by one kind-hearted litt['e]rateur
after another.'' --C. Kingsley.

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