Part of speech: noun
Origin: French, unknown
A lucky find.
Examples of Trouvaille in a sentence
"The rare coin was a trouvaille for the archaeologist."
"My train ticket was in my pocket the whole time — what a trouvaille!"
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Trouvaille developed in French from the word "trouver" (to find).
Did you Know?
You've probably heard of "A Series of Unfortunate Events," but luckily, a trouvaille describes the opposite. A trouvaille is a lucky find — like when you happen upon your keys in the freezer after giving up on finding them.