objet trouvé


ob·jet trou·vé

noun \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

Origin of OBJET TROUVÉ

French, literally, found object
First Known Use: 1937

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