Definition of porron in English:


(also porrón)

Pronunciation /pəˈrɒn/


  • In Spain and Spanish-speaking countries: a flask with a long spout from which the contents may be poured directly into the mouth.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Ford (1796–1858), art connoisseur and author. From Spanish porrón from Catalan porró from porro leek (from classical Latin porrum) + -ó, diminutive suffix, the vessel being so called on account of its shape.