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perdu

noun per·du \ ˈpər-(ˌ)dü , -(ˌ)dyü ; (ˌ)pər-ˈd(y)ü \
variants: or perdue

Definition of perdu

obsolete
: a soldier assigned to extremely hazardous duty

Origin and Etymology of perdu

French sentinelle perdue, literally, lost sentinel


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perdu

adjective per·du \ per-ˈdᵫ \
variants: or perdue

Definition of perdu

: remaining out of sight

Origin and Etymology of perdu

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


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