Definitions for du maurierdu ˈmɔr iˌeɪ, dyu
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Du Mau•ri•erdu ˈmɔr iˌeɪ, dyu(n.)
Dame Daphne (Lady Browning), 1907-89, English novelist.
her grandfather, George Louis Palmella Busson, 1834–96, English illustrator and novelist.
du Maurier, Daphne du Maurier, Dame Daphne du Maurier(noun)
English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)
du Maurier, George du Maurier, George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier(noun)
English writer and illustrator; grandfather of Daphne du Maurier (1834-1896)
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
artist, born in Paris; started in London as a designer of wood engravings; did illustrations for Once a Week, the Cornhill Magazine, &c.., and finally joined the staff of Punch, to which he contributed numerous clever sketches; he published a novel, "Peter Ibbetson," in 1891, which was succeeded in 1895 by "Trilby," which had such a phenomenal success in both England and America (1834-1897).