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Tipos de sombrero

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/8/2014
Word: Bombín
(bom-BÍN) Sustantivo masculino.
English: Bowler hat, derby
Etymology: (De bomba).
Meaning: 1. m. sombrero hongo. m. sombrero de copa baja, rígida y forma semiesférica.
Topic:Tipos de sombrero

El bombín o sombrero hongo es un sombrero semiesférico de fieltro con el ala redonda que fue inventado por Thomas Coke, 2º conde de Leicester de Holkman en 1850.http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bomb%C3%ADn_%28sombrero%29