bonnet rouge

bonnet rouge

[baw-ne roozh]
noun, plural bonnets rouges [baw-ne roozh] . French.
1.
a red liberty cap, worn by extremists during the French revolution.
2.
an extremist or radical.
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bonnet rouge (bɔnɛ ruʒ)
 
n
1.  a red cap worn by ardent supporters of the French Revolution
2.  an extremist or revolutionary
 
[literally: red cap]

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