A raised speaking stand in a church, especially such a stand in early Christian churches serving as a lectern or pulpit.
A pulpit or raised reading stand in early Christian churches.
Webster's New World
A raised platform in an early Christian church, as well as in the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, and Eastern Catholic churches.
(informal) An ambulance driver.
Other Word Forms of Ambo
Origin of Ambo
From Late Latin ambō, from Ancient Greek ἄμβων (ambon).
Medieval Latin from Greek ambōn raised edge
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Shortening of ambulance + -o.
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