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bonheur du jour

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Pronunciation: /bɒˌnəː d(j)uː ˈʒʊə/

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Definition of bonheur du jour in English:

noun (plural bonheurs du jour pronounced same)

A small writing table, usually fitted to hold toiletries, popular in 18th-century France.

Origin

French, literally 'happiness of the day'.

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