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Per·rault

 (pə-rō′, pĕ-), Charles 1628-1703.
French writer of fairy tales. His Tales of Mother Goose (c. 1697) includes "Tom Thumb" and "Sleeping Beauty."
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Perrault

(French pɛro)
n
(Biography) Charles (ʃarl). 1628–1703, French author, noted for his Contes de ma mère l'oye (1697), which contains the fairy tales Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and The Sleeping Beauty
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Per•rault

(pəˈroʊ, pɛ-)

n.
Charles, 1628–1703, French poet, critic, and author of fairy tales.
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Perrault, Charles (1967) Contes (1st edition 1697); Edition de G.
Puss in Boots Fictional character, the cat in the fairy tale of the same name (in French, "Le Maitre Chat ou le chat botte"), as retold by Perrault, Charles in Contes de ma mere l'oye (Tales of Mother Goose).