Bombolo

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bombolo A thin spheroidal glass retort or flask, used in the sublimation of camphor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bombolo A spheroidal vessel of flint-glass, used in subliming crude camphor. It is usually about 12 inches in diameter. Also bumbelo, bumbolo.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. It bombola, a pitcher