bona-roba

noun

bo·​na-ro·​ba
¦bōnə¦rōbə,
¦bän-
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Italian bona roba good material, good property, from bona (variant of buona, feminine of buono good, from Latin bonus) + roba property, material, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German roub booty, something stolen

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“Bona-roba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bona-roba. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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