Ombre Definition

ämbrā, ämbrā
A card game, played by three players with 40 cards, that was popular in Europe during the 1600s and 1700s.
American Heritage

(archaic) A large Mediterranean food fish (Umbrina cirrhosa): -- called also umbra, and umbrine.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Shaded or graduated in tone.
Webster's New World

Origin of Ombre

  • Spanish hombre man, ombre from Latin homō homin- man dhghem- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French hombre, from Spanish hombre, literally, a man, from Latin homo. See human.

    From Wiktionary

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