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Poirot, Hercule

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPoirot, HerculeHercule PoirotPoi‧rot, Her‧cule /ˈpwɑːrəʊ $ pwɑːˈrəʊ, ˈeəkjuːl $ eərˈkjuːl/  a character in books by Agatha Christie. He is a clever Belgian detective, who always discovers who the criminal is by using the ‘little grey cells (=his brain). Poirot is a small man whose appearance is very neat, and who has a moustache. There is a popular British television programme based on stories about Poirot.
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