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.

Nearby words

  1. enesco,
  2. enesco, georges,
  3. enescu,
  4. enewetak,
  5. enface,
  6. enfant sauvage,
  7. enfant terrible,
  8. enfeeble,
  9. enfeebled,
  10. enfeoff

Origin of enfant perdu

literally, lost child

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