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[kley-ber] /kleɪˈbɛr/

Jean Baptiste
[zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/ (Show IPA), 1753–1800, French general.
/French klebɛr/
Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist). 1753–1800, French general, who succeeded Napoleon as commander in Egypt (1799); assassinated


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