Definition of Nyon in US English:

Nyon

noun

  • Porcelain manufactured at Nyon from 1780. More fully "Nyon porcelain".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charlotte Schreiber (1812–1895), translator, businesswoman, and collector. From Nyon, the name of a commune in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland, where porcelain has been manufactured since the late 18th cent.

Pronunciation

Nyon

/ˈniːɒ̃/