June 2020 Vocabulary
- approbation noun
Commendation, high praise; Official approval or sanction from a formal organisation. From Latin ad- “towards” + probare “to try, test something (to find if it is good)”.
- bonbonnière noun
Also known as a “favour”, this is a gift given by hosts to the guests on a special occasion, such as a wedding. Bonbonnières are most often tiny packages of edible confectionaries, especially tiny decorated boxes containing sugar panned almonds. French word meaning “box of bonbons (confections)”, from Latin bonus, “good”.
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