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enfant perdu

[ahn-fahn per-dy] /ɑ̃ fɑ̃ pɛrˈdü/
noun, plural enfants perdus [ahn-fahn per-dy] /ɑ̃ fɑ̃ pɛrˈdü/ (Show IPA). French.
1.
a soldier assigned to a dangerous post.
Origin of enfant perdu
literally, lost child
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