bombonne

noun
bom·​bonne | \ ˈbämˌbän\
plural -s

Definition of bombonne

: a large globular bottle specifically : an earthenware Woulff bottle

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History and Etymology for 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, bomb entry 1”) + -ouno, augmentative suffix, going back to Latin -ō, -ōn-, suffix of persons with a prominent feature

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