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bonheur-du-jour

[ buh-nur-doo-zhoor, -dyoo-, -duh-; French baw-nœr-dy-zhoor ]
/ bəˈnɜr duˈʒʊər, -dyu-, -də-; French bɔ nœr düˈʒur /
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noun, plural bon·heurs-du-jour [buh-nur-doo-zhoor, -dyoo-, -duh-; French baw-nœr-dy-zhoor]. /bəˈnɜr duˈʒʊər, -dyu-, -də-; French bɔ nœr düˈʒur/. French Furniture.

a delicate fall-front desk of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

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Origin of bonheur-du-jour

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

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