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bonne

[bawn] /bɔn/
noun, plural bonnes
[bawn] /bɔn/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
a maid-servant.
2.
a child's nurse.
Origin
literally, good (feminine)
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  • One need not have la bonne bouche-that is, a gourmet's fine sense of taste-in order to enjoy oysters.
  • Less meat does not mean that la bonne chair-good living-has been forgotten.
British Dictionary definitions for bonne

bonne

/bɔn/
noun
1.
a housemaid or female servant
Word Origin
C18: from feminine of bon good
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