Balzac[bȧl zȧk′; E bôl′zak]
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Balzac, Honoré de 1799-1850; Fr. novelist
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, Honoré de 1799-1850.
French writer and a founder of the realist school of fiction who portrayed the panorama of French society in a body of works known collectively as La Comédie Humaine.
- Bal·zacˈi·an adjective