Pronounced: cop-uhr-BOT-uhmd, adj
Notes: So, I thought this word just meant copper on the bottom of something, such as a pan, but no
The word bombinate means “to buzz; to drone”z one can speak of an air conditioning system “bombinating”.
The word came into English in the late 1800s
Background / Comments
Our word comes from the Latin word bombus; the source of the Latin word is the Greek word bombos – this word is thought to be named from a deep, hollow sound something like we would call “booming”.