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bonaventure

[ bon-uh-ven-cher, bon-uh-ven- ]
/ ˈbɒn əˌvɛn tʃər, ˌbɒn əˈvɛn- /
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noun Nautical.

a mast fitted with a lateen sail (bonaventure mizzen ) or lugsail, situated behind the mizzenmast at or near the stern, used in the 16th and early 17th centuries.

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Origin of bonaventure

First recorded in 1490–1500, bonaventure is from the Italian word buonaventura literally, good luck. See bonus, venture

Definition for bonaventure (2 of 2)

Bonaventure
[ bon-uh-ven-cher, bon-uh-ven- ]
/ ˈbɒn əˌvɛn tʃɛr, ˌbɒn əˈvɛn- /

noun

Saint "the Seraphic Doctor", 1221–74, Italian scholastic theologian.
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