bonbon

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noun bon·bon \ˈbän-ˌbän\

Definition of bonbon

  1. 1 :  a candy with chocolate or fondant coating and fondant center that sometimes contains fruits and nuts

  2. 2 :  something that is pleasing in a light or frivolous way singing pop bonbons

Origin and Etymology of bonbon

French, reduplication of bon good, from Latin bonus — more at bounty


First Known Use: 1770


BONBON Defined for English Language Learners

bonbon

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noun bon·bon \ˈbän-ˌbän\

Definition of bonbon for English Language Learners

  • : a type of candy that usually has a chocolate cover and a soft center


BONBON Defined for Kids

bonbon

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noun bon·bon \ˈbän-ˌbän\

Definition of bonbon for Students

  1. :  a candy with a soft coating and a creamy center



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