Word Study
Index
: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
[2x]
: O O. Oa Ob Oc Od Oe Of Og Oh Oi Oj Ok Ol Om On Oo Op Oq Or Os Ot Ou Ov Ow Ox Oy Oz
omar nelson bradley | omasum | omayyad | omb | omber | ombre | ombrometer | ombu | ombudsman | omdurman | omega

ombre

 : 
Noun
 : 
om=bre

CIDE DICTIONARY

ombren. [F. hombre, fr. Sp. hombre, lit., a man, fr. L. homo. See Human.].
     A game at cards, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons.  Pope.  [1913 Webster]
    "When ombre calls, his hand and heart are free,
    And, joined to two, he fails not to make three.
    "  [1913 Webster]
ombren. [F., of uncertain origin.].
     A large Mediterranean food fish (Umbrina cirrhosa): -- called also umbra, and umbrine.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ombre, n. a card-game for three, popular in Europe in the 17th-18th c.

Etymology
Sp. hombre man, with ref. to one player seeking to win the pool

For further exploring for "ombre" in Webster Dictionary Online


TIP #17: Navigate the Study Dictionary using word-wheel index or search box. [ALL]
created in 0.21 seconds
powered by bible.org