from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A candy that often has a center of fondant, fruit, or nuts and is coated with chocolate or fondant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a sweet
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Sugar confectionery; a sugarplum; hence, any dainty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sugar-plum; in the plural, sugar-confectionery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a candy that usually has a center of fondant or fruit or nuts coated in chocolate
French, reduplication of bon, good, from Latin bonus; see deu-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from French bonbon. (Wiktionary)