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A candy that often has a center of fondant, fruit, or nuts and is coated with chocolate or fondant.

[French, reduplication of bon, good, from Latin bonus; see deu- in Indo-European roots.]


a sweet
[C19: from French, originally a children's word from bon good]



1. a small fondant- or chocolate-coated candy with a fondant, fruit, or nut center.
2. any candy.
[1790–1800; < French: literally, good-good; orig. nursery word]
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Noun1.bonbon - a candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolatebonbon - a candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts


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