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bonnet rouge

[baw-ne roozh] /bɔ nɛ ˈruʒ/
noun, plural bonnets rouges
[baw-ne roozh] /bɔ nɛ ˈruʒ/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
a red liberty cap, worn by extremists during the French Revolution.
2.
an extremist or radical.
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British Dictionary definitions for bonnet rouge

bonnet rouge

/bɔnɛ ruʒ/
noun
1.
a red cap worn by ardent supporters of the French Revolution
2.
an extremist or revolutionary
Word Origin
literally: red cap
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