[laf-ee-et, laf-ey-, lah-fee-, -fey-; French la fa-yet] /ˌlæf iˈɛt, ˌlæf eɪ-, ˌlɑ fi-, -feɪ-; French la faˈyɛt/
Marie Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne
[ma-ree maduh-len pyawsh duh la ver-nyuh] /maˈri madəˈlɛn pyɔʃ də la ˈvɛr nyə/ (Show IPA), Comtesse de, 1634–93, French novelist.
noun 1. a contingent of American aviators who in 1916 served as volunteers (Escadrille Américaine) in the French air force and in 1918 became the 103rd Pursuit Squadron of the U.S. Army.
[laf-er] /ˈlæf ər/ noun, Economics. 1. a relationship postulated between tax rates and tax receipts indicating that rates above a certain level actually produce less revenue because they discourage taxable endeavors and vice versa. /ˈlæfə/ noun 1. (economics) a curve on a graph showing government tax revenue plotted against percentage tax rates. It has been […]
[lah-feet] /lɑˈfit/ noun 1. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA), c1780–c1825, French privateer in the Americas.
- Lafora body
Lafora body La·fo·ra body (lə-fôr’ə) n. An intraneuronal inclusion body composed of acid mucopolysaccharides, seen in familial myoclonic epilepsy.