jeune fille

noun

ˌzhə(r)nˈfē,
-ə̄n-,
or as F
plural jeunes filles
"
: a young girl

Word History

Etymology

French

First Known Use

circa 1777, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jeune fille was circa 1777

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“Jeune fille.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jeune%20fille. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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