[pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA), (Louis Marie Julien Viaud) 1850–1923, French novelist.
noun (pl) maloti (məˈləʊtɪ; -ˈluːtɪ)
the standard monetary unit of Lesotho, divided into 100 lisente
- Pierre robin syndrome
Pierre Robin syndrome Pierre Ro·bin syndrome (pyěr’ rô-bāɴ’) n. Abnormal smallness of the jaw and tongue, often accompanied by cleft palate and bilateral eye defects such as myopia, congenital glaucoma, and retinal detachment.
[pee-uh-ret; French pye-ret] /ˌpi əˈrɛt; French pyɛˈrɛt/ noun, plural Pierrettes [pee-uh-rets; French pye-ret] /ˌpi əˈrɛts; French pyɛˈrɛt/ (Show IPA). (sometimes lowercase) 1. the female counterpart of a Pierrot, usually accompanying him, as in an entertainment or masquerade.
- Pierre vernier
[vur-nee-er; French ver-nyey] /ˈvɜr ni ər; French vɛrˈnyeɪ/ noun 1. Pierre [pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA), 1580–1637, French mathematician and inventor. /ˈvɜːnɪə/ noun 1. a small movable scale running parallel to the main graduated scale in certain measuring instruments, such as theodolites, used to obtain a fractional reading of one of the divisions on the main […]
[pee-uh-roh; French pye-roh] /ˌpi əˈroʊ; French pyɛˈroʊ/ noun, plural Pierrots [pee-uh-rohz; French pye-roh] /ˌpi əˈroʊz; French pyɛˈroʊ/ (Show IPA) 1. a male character in certain French pantomime, having a whitened face and wearing a loose, white, fancy costume. 2. (lowercase) an actor, masquerader, or buffoon so made up. /ˈpɪərəʊ; French pjɛro/ noun 1. a male […]