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Mon·taigne

 (mŏn-tān′, môn-tĕn′yə), Michel Eyquem de 1533-1592.
French writer noted for developing the essay as a literary form as well as for the lively, personal quality of his prose.

Montaigne

(French mɔ̃tɛɲ)
n
(Biography) Michel Eyquem de (miʃɛl ikɛm də). 1533–92, French writer. His life's work, the Essays (begun in 1571), established the essay as a literary genre and record the evolution of his moral ideas

Mon•taigne

(mɒnˈteɪn; Fr. mɔ̃ˈtɛn yə)

n.
Michel Eyquem, Seigneur de, 1533–92, French essayist.
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Noun1.Montaigne - French writer regarded as the originator of the modern essay (1533-1592)Montaigne - French writer regarded as the originator of the modern essay (1533-1592)