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gombroon

[ gom-broon ]

noun

  1. a type of Persian pottery ware.


gombroon

/ ɡɒmˈbruːn /

noun

  1. Persian and Chinese pottery and porcelain wares


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Word History and Origins

Origin of gombroon1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of gombroon1

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

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Example Sentences

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

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