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English definition of “bonny”

bonny

adjective     /ˈbɒn.i/ US  /ˈbɑː.ni/ mainly Scottish English
beautiful and healthy: a bonny baby a bonny lassAttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegantFit and healthy
(Definition of bonny adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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