bombonne

noun bom·bonne \ˈbämˌbän\

Definition of bombonne

plural

-s

  1. :  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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