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Pierrot

(pē'ərō`) [Fr.,=little Peter], character in French pantomime. A buffoon, he wore a loose white tunic with big buttons, balloon sleeves, and white pantaloons. His face was painted white. A creation of Giuseppe Giaratone or Geratoni (fl. 1639–97), Pierrot was introduced to early 19th-century France by DeburauDeburau or Debureau, Jean Gaspard
, 1796–1846, French pantomime performer, whose original name was Jan Kaspar Dvorjak, b. Bohemia.
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Pierrot

a male character from French pantomime with a whitened face, white costume, and pointed hat
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