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flacon

Line breaks: fla¦con
Pronunciation: /ˈflakɔ̃
 
, ˈflak(ə)n/

Definition of flacon in English:

noun (plural pronounced same)

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'.

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