: a French nursemaid or maidservant

Word History


French, from feminine of bon

First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bonne was in 1771

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“Bonne.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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