See also: besso



Etymology 1Edit

Of unknown origin. Suggestions have included Proto-Indo-European *bekione (double, partner), Latin *bissōne (double), and a a pre-Roman *bikione related to Basque biki (twin), biko (pair), and bikun (double). Compare also Occitan besson, from the same Old Occitan root.


una cirera bessona
a conjoined cherry

bessó (feminine bessona, masculine plural bessons, feminine plural bessones)

  1. twin
  2. (botany) relating to conjoined fruits that are usually separate
Derived termsEdit


bessó m (plural bessons, feminine bessona)

  1. twin

Etymology 2Edit

Probably from a semantic variation of ametlla bessona (conjoined almond).


bessó m (plural bessons)

  1. the meat of a nut; especially an almond
  2. the meat of a fruit or vegetable
  3. bone marrow
  4. the meat or essence of something

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