bonheurs-du-jour

bonheur-du-jour

[buh-nur-doo-zhoor, -dyoo-, -duh-; French baw-nœr-dy-zhoor]
noun, plural bonheurs-du-jour [buh-nur-doo-zhoor, -dyoo-, -duh-; French baw-nœr-dy-zhoor] . French Furniture.
a delicate fall-front desk of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Origin:
1875–80; < French: literally, happiness of the day, from the favor it found in its time

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