cascaron

noun
cas·​ca·​ron | \ ˌkaskəˈrōn \
plural cascarones\ -​ōnēz \

Definition of cascaron

Southwest
: an eggshell filled with confetti and thrown by revelers and dancers at balls or carnivals

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History and Etymology for cascaron

American Spanish cascarón, from Spanish, eggshell, augmentative of cáscara bark

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“Cascaron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cascaron. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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