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objet trouvé

noun ob·jet trou· \ˈb-ˌzhā-trü-ˈvā\
plural objets trouvés \same\

Definition of OBJET TROUVÉ

:  a natural or discarded object found by chance and held to have aesthetic value
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Origin of OBJET TROUVÉ

French, literally, found object
First Known Use: 1937

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