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sunbow

[suhn-boh] /ˈsʌnˌboʊ/
noun
1.
a bow or arc of prismatic colors like a rainbow, appearing in the spray of cataracts, waterfalls, fountains, etc.
Origin of sunbow
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; sun + bow2
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sunbow

/ˈsʌnˌbəʊ/
noun
1.
a bow of prismatic colours similar to a rainbow, produced when sunlight shines through spray
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sunbow
  (sŭn'bō')   
A prismatic arc of colors, similar to a rainbow, resulting from the refraction of sunlight through a mist or spray of water.
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