ombre

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ombre (uncountable)

  1. A card game, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons; it involves forty cards, omitting the ranks of 8, 9 and 10.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Alexander Pope to this entry?)
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      When ombre calls, his hand and heart are free, / And, joined to two, he fails not to make three.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Particularly: “French ombre?”

Noun[edit]

ombre (plural ombres)

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

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin homo, hominem.

Noun[edit]

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.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin umbra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ombre f (plural ombres)

  1. shade, shadow
  2. darkness
  3. ghost

Related terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin umbra.

Noun[edit]

ombre f (plural ombris)

  1. shadow
  2. shade

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ombre f

  1. plural form of ombra

Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

ombre m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling אומברי)

  1. man

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. Alternative form of onbre.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ombre m (plural ombres)

  1. Obsolete spelling of hombre.

Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ombre f

  1. plural form of ombra