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Froebel

[frœ-buh l] /ˈfrœ bəl/
noun
1.
Friedrich
[free-drikh] /ˈfri drɪx/ (Show IPA),
1782–1852, German educational reformer: founder of the kindergarten system.
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Froebelian
[fruh-bee-lee-uh n, -beel-yuh n, frey-] /frəˈbi li ən, -ˈbil yən, freɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Froebel

/German ˈfrøːbəl/
noun
1.
Friedrich (Wilhelm August) (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1782–1852, German educator: founded the first kindergarten (1840)
adjective
2.
of, denoting, or relating to a system of kindergarten education developed by him or to the training and qualification of teachers to use this system
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