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 (kôl-bĕr′, kōl-), Claudette Originally Lily Claudette Chauchoin. 1903-1996.
American actress best known for her comedic roles. Her film credits include It Happened One Night (1934), for which she won an Academy Award.

Colbert

, Jean Baptiste 1619-1683.
French politician who served as an adviser to Louis XIV. Colbert reformed taxes, centralized the administration, and improved roads and canals in an effort to encourage trade.

Colbert

(French kɔlbɛr)
n
1. (Biography) Claudette, real name Claudette Lily Chauchoin. 1905–96, French-born Hollywood actress, noted for her sophisticated comedy roles; her films include It Happened One Night (1934) and The Palm Beach Story (1942)
2. (Biography) Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist). 1619–83, French statesman; chief minister to Louis XIV: reformed the taille and pursued a mercantilist policy, creating a powerful navy and merchant fleet and building roads and canals

Col•bert

(kɔlˈbɛr)

n.
Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃) 1619–83, French statesman and finance minister under Louis XIV.
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Noun1.Colbert - butter creamed with parsley and tarragon and beef extract
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food