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[es-tyen] /ɛsˈtyɛn/

Also, Étienne. a family of French printers, book dealers, and scholars, including especially Henri
[ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA) died 1520; his son, Robert
[raw-ber] /rɔˈbɛr/ (Show IPA) 1503?–59; Henri, (son of Robert), 1531?–98.
a French printing firm founded by this family.
/French etjɛn/
a family of French printers, scholars, and dealers in books, including Henri (ɑ̃ri), ?1460–1520, who founded the printing business in Paris, his son Robert (rɔbɛr), 1503–59, and his grandson Henri, 1528–98


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