bombé

bombé

[bom-bey; French bawn-bey] .
adjective Furniture.
curving or swelling outward.
Also, bombed.
Compare swell front.


Origin:
1900–05; < French: literally, rounded like a bomb (bombe bomb + adj. suffix < Latin -ātus -ate1)

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bombe (bɒmb)
 
n
1.  Also called: bombe glacée a dessert of ice cream lined or filled with custard, cake crumbs, etc
2.  a mould shaped like a bomb in which this dessert is made
 
[C19: from French, literally: bomb; from its rounded shape]

bombé (bɒmˈbeɪ, French bɔ̃be)
 
adj
(of furniture) having a projecting swollen shape
 
[French, literally: bomb-shaped, from bombebomb]

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