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gombroon

[gom-broon] /gɒmˈbrun/
noun
1.
a type of Persian pottery ware.
Origin of gombroon
1690-1700
1690-1700; after Gombroon a town on the Persian Gulf
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  • 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
1.
Persian and Chinese pottery and porcelain wares
Word Origin
C17: named after Gombroon, Iran, from which it was originally exported
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