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foundling

noun

1 foundling

A child who has been abandoned and whose parents are unknown.

synonym: abandoned infant.

Roget 268: traveler, wayfarer, voyager, itinerant, passenger, commuter.    tourist, excursionist, explorer, adventurer, mountaineer, hiker, backpacker, ... show more

Roget 775: acquisition; gaining etc. v.; obtainment; procuration, procurement; purchase, descent, inheritance; gift etc. 784.    recovery, ... show more

Roget 782: relinquishment, abandonment etc. (of a course) 624; renunciation, expropriation, dereliction; cession, surrender, dispensation; quitclaim deed; resignation ... show more

Roget 893: seclusion, privacy; retirement; reclusion, recess; snugness etc. adj.; delitescence; rustication, rus in urbe [Lat.]; solitude; solitariness etc. ... show more

Dutch: vondeling
Polish: podrzutek, znajda




Moby thesaurus: bonus, buried treasure, castaway, castoff, derelict, discard, discovery, dogie, find, finding, flotsam, flotsam and jetsam, gravy, jetsam, junk, lagan, orphan, outcast, refuse, reject ... show more.

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