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bombeo (1) m. (Noun) "pumping"
From bomba (2).
bombeo (2) m. (Noun) (archaic) "camber"
From bomba (1).
bombero (Noun) "firefighter"
From bomba (2). So-called because firefighters originally used water pumps to extinguish flames.
bombilla f. (Noun) "lightbulb"
From bomba (1), a metaphor for its shape.
bombillo m. (Noun) "small pump"
Diminutive of bomba (2).
bombo (1) (Adjective) "dumbfounded;" (Cuba) "flavorless (fruit)"
19th cent. From Latin bombus "deep noise," a meaning which evolved into being stunned by a great noise. Borrowed from Ancient Greek βόμβος ‎(bómbos) 'id.' Of unknown origin, probably onomatopoeic to imitate the low, rumbling noise of thunder. See also bomba (1).
bombo (2) m. (Noun) "bass drum;" "vase"
19th cent. The meaning of "vase" in Spanish is likely through comparison with a bass drum. From Latin bombus "deep noise." Borrowed from Ancient Greek βόμβος ‎(bómbos) 'id.' Of unknown origin, probably onomatopoeic to imitate the low, rumbling noise of thunder. See also bomba (1).
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Romance
Asturian bombu
bombo (3) (Adjective) "excessive praise," "noisy praise"
From Latin bombus "deep noise," a meaning which evolved into being stunned by a great noise. Borrowed from Ancient Greek βόμβος ‎(bómbos) 'id.' Of unknown origin, probably onomatopoeic to imitate the low, rumbling noise of thunder. See also bomba (1).
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Romance
Italian bombo "bumblebee"
bombo (4) (Interjection) "attention!"
From Latin bombus "deep noise," a meaning which evolved into being stunned by a great noise. Borrowed from Ancient Greek βόμβος ‎(bómbos) 'id.' Of unknown origin, probably onomatopoeic to imitate the low, rumbling noise of thunder. See also bomba (1).
bonito (Adjective) "attractive"
16th cent. Vulgar Latin *bonittus, from Latin bonus "good" (see bueno) and Vulgar Latin diminutive suffix -ittus (see -ito).
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Romance
Portuguese bonito, Galician bonito, Catalan bonic (< *bonicus)
The word is first attested in Latin as a name, Bonitta.