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 (krĕv-kœr′), Michel Guillaume Jean de Pen name J. Hector Saint John. 1735-1813.
French-born American agriculturalist, writer, and diplomat whose Letters from an American Farmer (1782), a collection of essays on American life, was read widely in France.
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(krɛvˈkɜr, -ˈkʊər, kriv-)

Michel Guillaume Jean de, (ʒɑ̃) ( “J. Hector St. John” ), 1735–1813, U.S. essayist and agriculturalist, born in France.
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