enfant perdu

[ ahn-fahn per-dy ]
/ ɑ̃ fɑ̃ pɛrˈdü /

noun, plural en·fants per·dus [ahn-fahn per-dy] /ɑ̃ fɑ̃ pɛrˈdü/ French.

a soldier assigned to a dangerous post.

Origin of enfant perdu

literally, lost child
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