belon

noun, often capitalized
be·​lon | \ bā-ˈlōn How to pronounce belon (audio) , -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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The first known use of belon was in 1908

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“Belon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belon. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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