rencontre


ren·con·tre

noun \räⁿ-ˈkōⁿtrə, ren-ˈkän-tər\

Definition of RENCONTRE

1
:  a hostile meeting or a contest between forces or individuals :  combat
2
:  a casual meeting

Variants of RENCONTRE

ren·con·tre or ren·coun·ter \ren-ˈkan-tər\

Origin of RENCONTRE

rencounter from Middle French rencontre, from rencontrer; rencontre from French
First Known Use: 1523

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