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See also: ombré and Ombre

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɒm.bə/, /ˈɒm.bɹeɪ/

NounEdit

ombre (uncountable)

  1. A Spanish card game, usually played by three people. It involves forty cards, omitting the ranks of 8, 9 and 10.
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    • Young
      When ombre calls, his hand and heart are free, / And, joined to two, he fails not to make three.

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

ombre (plural ombres)

  1. (archaic) A large Mediterranean food fish Umbrina cirrosa
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From French ombre ("shade"). Doublet of umber.

NounEdit

ombre (plural ombres)

  1. (colors) A gradual blending of one color hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from light to dark.
Related termsEdit

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ombre in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin homo, hominem.

NounEdit

ombre m

  1. man
  2. a 17th-century Spanish card game (c. 1650-1660), usually played by three persons with a pack of 40 cards.
  3. the lone player in this game undertaking to win the pool against two defenders.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin umbra.

NounEdit

ombre f (plural ombres)

  1. shade, shadow
  2. darkness
  3. ghost
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

ombre

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ombrer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of ombrer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of ombrer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of ombrer
  5. second-person singular imperative of ombrer

Etymology 2Edit

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NounEdit

ombre m (plural ombres)

  1. (Ichthyology) A fish of Osteichthyes of the freshwater family Salmonidae, of the genus Thymallus.
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FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin umbra.

NounEdit

ombre f (plural ombris)

  1. shadow
  2. shade

Related termsEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

ombre f

  1. plural of ombra

LadinoEdit

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French onbre < Latin umbra.

NounEdit

ombre f (plural ombres)

  1. shadow (poorly lit area)

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

ombre f (oblique plural ombres, nominative singular ombre, nominative plural ombres)

  1. Alternative form of onbre

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

ombre m (plural ombres)

  1. Obsolete spelling of hombre

VenetianEdit

NounEdit

ombre

  1. plural of ombra