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bonnet is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of bonnet in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… in wild bonnet macaques we recorded …”
meanings of bonnet
The second stomach of a ruminant.
A roofing over the cage of a mine, to protect its occupants from objects falling down the shaft.
A traditional Scottish woollen brimless cap; a bunnet.
A frame of wire netting over a locomotive chimney, to prevent escape of sparks.
A metallic canopy, or projection, over an opening, as a fireplace, or a cowl or hood to increase the draught of a chimney, etc.
The polishing head of a power buffer, often made of wool.
A small defence work at a salient angle; or a part of a parapet elevated to screen the other part from enfilade fire.
A type of hat, once worn by women or children, held in place by ribbons tied under the chin.
A mushroom of the genus Mycena.
An accomplice of a gambler, auctioneer, etc., who entices others to bet or to bid.
A length of canvas attached to a fore-and-aft sail to increase the pulling power.
Anything resembling a bonnet (hat) in shape or use.
In pumps, a metal covering for the openings in the valve chambers.
The hinged cover over the engine of a motor car; a hood.
To take off the bonnet or cap as a mark of respect; to uncover.
To pull the bonnet or cap down over the head of.
To put a bonnet on.
bonnet frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word bonnet occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.