bon

noun (1)
\ˈbän\
plural -s

Definition of bon 

(Entry 1 of 4)

2 [ perhaps another word ] : kidney bean

bon

noun (2)
\ˈbän\
plural -s

Definition of bon (Entry 2 of 4)

: china grass

Bon

noun (3)
\ˈbȯn\
plural -s

Definition of Bon (Entry 3 of 4)

: a great popular festival of Japan held July 13 to 16 when the spirits of ancestors are supposed to revisit the household altars

called also Feast of Lanterns

Bon

noun (4)
\"\
plural -s

Definition of Bon (Entry 4 of 4)

: the pre-Buddhist animistic religion of Tibet

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History and Etymology for bon

Noun (1)

perhaps from Dutch boon bean, from Middle Dutch bōne; akin to Old High German bōna bean

Noun (2)

origin unknown

Noun (3)

Japanese

Noun (4)

Tibetan bön

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