Definition of bombonne
: a large globular bottle; specifically : an earthenware Woulff bottle
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Origin and Etymology of bombonne
borrowed from French bonbonne, bombonne, borrowed from Occitan (Provence) boumbouno, from boumbo “short-necked earthenware flask” (probably borrowed from French bombe “spherical vase, literally, 1bomb”) + -ouno, augmentative suffix, going back to Latin -ō, -ōn-, suffix of persons with a prominent feature
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