bonne

[ bawn ]
/ bɔn /

noun, plural bonnes [bawn]. /bɔn/. French.

a maid-servant.
a child's nurse.

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Origin of bonne

Literally, “good (feminine)”
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British Dictionary definitions for bonne

bonne
/ French (bɔn) /

noun

a housemaid or female servant

Word Origin for bonne

C18: from feminine of bon good
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