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perdu

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noun per·du \ˈpər-(ˌ)dü, -(ˌ)dyü; (ˌ)pər-ˈ\

Definition of perdu

obsolete

  1. :  a soldier assigned to extremely hazardous duty



Variants of perdu

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perdue

Origin and Etymology of perdu

French sentinelle perdue, literally, lost sentinel


First Known Use: 1605


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perdu

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adjective per·du \per-ˈdue\

Definition of perdu

  1. :  remaining out of sight



Variants of perdu

or

perdue

Origin and Etymology of perdu

French perdu, masculine, & perdue, feminine, from past participle of perdre to lose, from Latin perdere


First Known Use: 1612


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