Pierrot

noun
Pier·​rot | \ ˈpē-ə-ˌrō How to pronounce Pierrot (audio) \

Definition of Pierrot

: a stock comic character of old French pantomime usually having a whitened face and wearing loose white clothes

First Known Use of Pierrot

1726, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Pierrot

French, diminutive of Pierre Peter

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“Pierrot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pierrot. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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