Meaning of Lemaître

Le•maî•tre

Pronunciation: (lu-me'tr), [key]
— n.
  1. 1835–1915, French critic and dramatist.
  2. 1894–1966, Belgian astrophysicist and priest: formulated big-bang theory.
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