bomba etymology

Portuguese word bomba comes from Ancient Greek βόμβος, Ancient Greek όμβος, and later Latin bombus (A buzz or humming sound.)

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Detailed word origin of bomba

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
βόμβος Ancient Greek (grc)
όμβος Ancient Greek (grc)
bombus Latin (lat) A buzz or humming sound.
bomba Italian (ita) Bomb.
bomba Portuguese (por) Third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of bombar second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of bombar Bomb. Pump.