bonne femme

\ (ˈ)bȯn¦fam, (ˈ)bən-, -fȧm \

Definition of bonne femme

: prepared as in home cooking often used postpositively filet of sole bonne femme

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History and Etymology for bonne femme

French (à la) bonne femme in the manner of a good housewife

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“Bonne femme.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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