Definition of Du Barry, Comtesse in English:

Du Barry, Comtesse

Pronunciation /d(y)o͞o ˈbarē/ /ˌdju ˈbæri/

proper noun

  • (1743–93), French courtier and mistress of Louis XV; born Marie Jeanne Bécu ; known as Madame Du Barry. During the French Revolution she was arrested by the Revolutionary Tribunal and guillotined.