trou–de–loup

noun \ˌtrüdəˈlü\

Definition of trou–de–loup

plural

trous–de–loup

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  1. :  a pit in the form of an inverted cone or pyramid having a pointed stake in the middle and forming one of a group constructed as an obstacle to the movements of an enemy —usually used in plural

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Origin and Etymology of trou–de–loup

French, literally, wolf's hole


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