Share this entry

Share this page

flacon

Syllabification: flac·on
Pronunciation: /ˈflakən, flaˈkôN
 
/

Definition of flacon in English:

noun (plural flacons pronounced same or /-kənz/)

A small stoppered bottle, especially one for perfume.
Example sentences
  • Other bargains included a beautiful frosted glass perfume flacon and a brass ship's clock.

Origin

early 19th century: French, 'flask'.

Definition of flacon in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure