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1570, "a game played with a large, inflated leather ball" (possibly via Middle French ballon) from Italian pallone "large ball" from palla "ball", of Patrono:Gem[[Category:Patrono:Gem derivations|Balloon]] origin, from Patrono:Lng[[Category:Patrono:Lng derivations|Balloon]] [[palla#Patrono:Lng|palla]] "ball" from Proto-Germanic *ballēn, *balluz (ball) from Proto-Indo-European *bholn- (bubble) from PIE base *bhel- (to blow, swell, inflate). Akin to Old High German ballo, bal "ball" (German Ballen "bale"; Ball "ball"). More at ball.

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Singular
Balloon

Plural
Balloons

Balloon (plural Balloons)
  1. An inflatable buoyant object, often (but not necessarily) round and flexible.
  2. Such an object as a child’s toy.
  3. Such an object designed to transport people through the air.
  4. (medicine) A sac inserted into part of the body for therapeutic reasons; such as angioplasty.
  5. A speech bubble.

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Infinitive
to Balloon

Third person singular
Balloons

Simple past
Ballooned

Past participle
Ballooned

Present participle
Ballooning

to Balloon (third-person singular simple present Balloons, present participle Ballooning, simple past and past participle Ballooned)
  1. (transitive) To increase or expand rapidly.
    His stomach ballooned from eating such a large meal.
    Prices will balloon if we don't act quickly.

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