[ zam-boh-nee ]
/ zæmˈboʊ ni /


a brand of machine that smooths the surface of the ice on a rink.

Origin of Zamboni

1947; after Frank J. Zamboni, 1901–88, U.S. inventor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for zamboni



proprietary name for a machine used to resurface ice skating rinks, 1965, trademark of Frank J. Zamboni & Co., Paramount, Calif., claiming use since July 1962.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper