bonbon

[ bon-bon; French bawn-bawn ]
/ ˈbɒnˌbɒn; French bɔ̃ˈbɔ̃ /

noun, plural bon·bons [bon-bonz; French bawn-bawn] /ˈbɒnˌbɒnz; French bɔ̃ˈbɔ̃/.

a fondant, fruit, or nut center dipped in fondant or chocolate; a chocolate.
a piece of confectionery; candy.

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Origin of bonbon

1790–1800; < French: literally, good-good; a repetitive compound, orig. nursery word
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British Dictionary definitions for bonbon

bonbon
/ (ˈbɒnbɒn) /

noun

a sweet

Word Origin for bonbon

C19: from French, originally a children's word from bon good
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