a tube or drinking straw with a strainer at one end, especially for drinking maté.
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How to use bombilla in a sentence
The bombilla, a silver tube with a bulbous end pierced full of fine holes, is then inserted.The Western World | W.H.G. Kingston
Each drinker has his own gourd and bombilla, the latter being necessitated by the use of the leaf in the form of a powder.The Argentine in the Twentieth Century | Albert B. Martinez
The mistress of the house and all her guests suck the aromatic fluid through the same pipe or bombilla.
The beverage is then handed round to the company, each person being furnished with a bombilla.
Women and old men sit immovable in the dust, the bombilla between their lips, in an ecstasy of mat.South America To-day | Georges Clemenceau