fla·​con | \ ˈfla-kən How to pronounce flacon (audio) , -ˌkän; fla-ˈkōⁿ \

Definition of flacon

: a small usually ornamental bottle with a tight cap

Examples of flacon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other people also filled bottles and flacons with sand. ___ This version corrects the spelling of Smucker’s jam. Washington Post, "The Latest: French prime minister calls for global peace," 7 June 2019 The substantial glass flacon of the eau de parfum is filled with a pale pink liquor. Hannah Morrill, Harper's BAZAAR, "Alexander McQueen Launches First Fragrance," 1 Sep. 2016

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First Known Use of flacon

1824, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flacon

French, from Middle French, bottle — more at flagon

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“Flacon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flacon. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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