bonne bouche

[ bawn -boosh ]
/ bɔn ˈbuʃ /

noun, plural bonnes bouches [bawn -boosh]. /bɔn ˈbuʃ/. French.

a tidbit.
an elegant treat: The special wine was a bonne bouche.

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Origin of bonne bouche

First recorded in 1720–30; literally, “good mouth”

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British Dictionary definitions for bonne bouche

bonne bouche
/ French (bɔn buʃ) /

noun plural bonnes bouches (bɔn buʃ)

a tasty titbit or morsel

Word Origin for bonne bouche

literally: good mouth(ful)
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