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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