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  • n. A hidden treasure, subsequently discovered.
  • n. A valuable discovery.
  • n. Precious metal objects that were buried or concealed by an unknown owner.


From Anglo-Norman tresor trové ("found treasure"), calque of Latin thesaurus inventus; postnominal adjective later reinterpreted as head noun. (Wiktionary)


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