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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Anglo-Norman bounté, Old French bonté (goodness) (modern French: bonté), from Latin bonitātem, accusative singular of bonitās (goodness), from bonus (good).

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bounty (plural bounties)

  1. Generosity.
  2. Something given liberally.
  3. A reward for some specific act, especially one given by a government or authority.
  4. (nautical) Formerly, money paid to volunteers for serving in the British navy in time of war.

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