bonheur du jour

noun

bon·​heur du jour
bəˌnərdüˈju̇(ə)r,
-dəˈ-
plural bonheurs du jour
like singular
: a small desk or writing table with a cabinet top

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, happiness of the day; from its tremendous popularity in 18th century France

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“Bonheur du jour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bonheur%20du%20jour. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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