bonne femme

[ bawn -fam ]
/ bɔn ˈfam /

adjective French Cooking.

prepared in simple style, as in a cream sauce containing mushrooms: fillet of sole bonne femme.

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Origin of bonne femme

First recorded in 1815–25, bonne femme is from French à la bonne femme literally, “in the manner of a good housewife”
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