be·​lon bā-ˈlōn How to pronounce belon (audio)
often capitalized
: european flat
specifically : a European flat of coastal waters of northwestern France

Word History


French, from Bélon, river in Brittany

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of belon was in 1908

Dictionary Entries Near belon

Cite this Entry

“Belon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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