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English definition of “bon mot”

bon mot

noun [C]     /ˌbɒnˈməʊ/ US  /ˌbɑːnˈmoʊ/ (plural bons mots) formal
a clever remarkForeign words and phrases used in EnglishRemarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinions
(Definition of bon mot noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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