belon

noun, often capitalized
be·lon | \ bā-ˈlōn , -ˈlōⁿ \

Definition of belon 

: european flat specifically : a European flat of coastal waters of northwestern France

First Known Use of belon

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for belon

French, from Bélon, river in Brittany

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