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bourguignonne

  1. feminine singular of bourguignon

NounEdit

bourguignonne f (plural bourguignonnes)

  1. A part of the fontange, a particular hair-do (ribbons, wire and lace knotted in the hair) invented by the Duchess of Fontange (one of King Louis XIV’s mistresses in 1679-1680)
  2. A wine cask (228 l), or a wine bottle (75 to 85cl)

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