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found object

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noun
  1. a natural or manufactured object that is perceived as being aesthetically satisfying and exhibited as such.
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Origin of found object

1955–60; translation of French objet trouvé
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British Dictionary definitions for found object

found object

noun
  1. another name for objet trouvé
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