bombilla

noun
bom·​bil·​la | \ bōmˈbē(l)yə \
plural -s

Definition of bombilla

: a small tube with a strainer at one end used in drinking maté

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History and Etymology for bombilla

borrowed from American Spanish (Argentina & Paraguay), diminutive of Spanish bomba “pump”

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“Bombilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bombilla. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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