Pierre du pont

DuPont

[doo-pont, dyoo-, doo-pont, dyoo-; for 1, 2 also French dy-pawn]
noun
1.
Eleuthère Irénée [e-lœ-ter ee-rey-ney] , 1771–1834, U.S. industrialist, born in France.
2.
Pierre Samuel [pee-air sam-yoo-uhl; French pyer sa-my-el] , 1739–1817, French economist and statesman (father of Eleuthère Irénée).
3.
Samuel Francis, 1803–65, Union admiral in the U.S. Civil War.
Also, Du Pont.
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