There are 2 definitions of bombe in English:


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Pronunciation: /bɒmb


  • 1A frozen dome-shaped dessert.
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    • Cassata, a bombe filled with hazelnut crème, has the audacity to combine chocolate with ricotta cheese and turns out bizarrely addictive.
    • For instance, an ice-cream bombe is the same shape as a Christmas pudding, but lighter and more refreshing.
    • To top it off I chose a frozen hazelnut praline ice cream bombe with a caramelised sugar crust.
  • 1.1A dome-shaped mould in which a bombe is made.


French, literally 'bomb'.

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There are 2 definitions of bombe in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒ̃beɪ
, bɔ̃be/


  • (Of furniture) rounded.
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    • Then, with a puffed chest and plump sides, the bombé, or convex commode, made a grand entrance.
    • This antique sage & white hand painted bombe chests console features beautiful floral motifs.
    • Incorporate a stylish period look with any of these bombe, or bombay, chests featuring elegant curved lines for display anywhere in the home.


early 20th century: French, literally 'swollen out'.

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