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bombe

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noun \ˈbäm, ˈbōⁿ(m)b\

Definition of bombe

  1. :  a frozen dessert usually containing ice cream and formed in layers in a mold

Origin and Etymology of bombe

French, literally, bomb


First Known Use: 1878


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bombé

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adjective bom·bé \(ˌ)bäm-ˈbā, (ˌ)bōⁿ-\
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bombe

Definition of bombé

  1. :  having outward curving lines —usually used of furniture

Origin and Etymology of bombé

French, from bombe


First Known Use: 1874


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