gombroon

[gom-broon]
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noun

a type of Persian pottery ware.

Nearby words

  1. gombeen,
  2. gombeen-man,
  3. gombeenism,
  4. gomberg,
  5. gombo,
  6. gomel,
  7. gomer,
  8. gomerel,
  9. gomeril,
  10. gomitoli

Origin of gombroon

First recorded in 1690–1700; after Gombroon a town on the Persian Gulf

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Examples from the Web for gombroon

  • It is said that there is a banyan tree near Gombroon on the Persian gulf, computed to cover nearly 1,700 yards.

    Flowers and Flower-Gardens|David Lester Richardson


British Dictionary definitions for gombroon

gombroon

noun

Persian and Chinese pottery and porcelain wares

Word Origin for gombroon

C17: named after Gombroon, Iran, from which it was originally exported

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