bombarde

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See also: bombardé

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle French bombarde (a bombard, mortar, catapult"; also "a bassoon-like musical instrument), from Latin bombus (buzzing; booming).

Noun[edit]

bombarde f (plural bombardes)

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  2. bombard; a medieval primitive cannon used chiefly in sieges for firing heavy stone balls at fortifications.
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Italian: bombarda

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

bombarde

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bombarder
  2. third-person singular present indicative of bombarder
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of bombarder
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of bombarder
  5. second-person singular imperative of bombarder

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bombarde

  1. plural of bombarda