l'aîné

French noun
l'aî·​né | \ le-nā How to pronounce l'aîné (audio) \

Definition of l'aîné

: the elder : Senior (masculine) used following a personal name

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“L'aîné.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/l%27a%C3%AEn%C3%A9. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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