pierre-perdue

noun
\ pē¦erˌper¦d(y)ü \
plural -s

Definition of pierre-perdue

: blocks of stone or concrete heaped loosely in the water to make a foundation (as for a seawall)

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History and Etymology for pierre-perdue

French pierre perdue, literally, lost stone

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“Pierre-perdue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pierre-perdue. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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