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Meaning of MARIONETTE

Pronunciation:  `mareeu'net

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
 

MARIONETTE is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: puppet
 
 See Also: figure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mar`i*o*nette"\, n. [F. marionette, prop. a dim. of
Marie Mary.]
1. A puppet moved by strings, as in a puppet show.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The buffel duck.

 
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