bombardon

play
noun bom·bar·don \ˈbäm-bər-ˌdōn, bäm-ˈbär-dən\

Definition of bombardon

  1. 1 :  a bass tuba

  2. 2 :  the bass member of the shawm family

Origin and Etymology of bombardon

French, from Italian bombardone


First Known Use: 1824

Learn More about bombardon


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bombardon? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!