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gombroon

[ gom-broon ]
/ gɒmˈbrun /
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noun
a type of Persian pottery ware.
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Origin of gombroon

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

Words nearby gombroon

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How to use gombroon in a sentence

  • 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
/ (ɡɒmˈbruːn) /

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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