[flak-uh n; French fla-kawn]
noun, plural flac·ons [flak-uh nz; French fla-kawn] /ˈflæk ənz; French flaˈkɔ̃/.
a small bottle or flask with a stopper, especially one used for perfume.
Origin of flacon
From French, dating back to 1815–25; see origin at flagon
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Related Words for flaconflask, beaker, jug, vial, urn, chalice, decanter, canteen, carafe, bottle, bota, thermos, crock, glass, retort, jar, ewer, noggin, bag, fiasco
Examples from the Web for flacon
Historical Examples of flacon
a small stoppered bottle or flask, such as one used for perfume
Word Origin for flacon
C19: from French; see flagon
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