ambre

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ambre

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French ambre, from Arabic عَنْبَر ‎(ʿanbar, ambergris), from Middle Persian ʾmbl ‎(ambar, ambergris).

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Noun[edit]

ambre m ‎(plural ambres)

  1. amber (fossil resin)

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Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambre

  1. amber

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambre f pl

  1. plural of ambra

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish fambre (compare Spanish hambre), from Vulgar Latin *faminem, from Latin famēs, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰə- ‎(to disappear).

Noun[edit]

ambre f ‎(Latin spelling)

  1. hunger

Middle English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English amber ‎(a busket), probably from Latin amphora. Cognate with Dutch emmer ‎(a bucket), Low German Ammel ‎(a bucket), Middle High German eim(b)er ‎(a bucket), German Eimer ‎(a bucket), Luxembourgish Eemer ‎(a bucket), Norwegian ambar ‎(a bucket), Swedish ämbar ‎(a bucket), West Frisian amer ‎(a bucket).

Noun[edit]

ambre (plural ambres)

  1. A bucket; a measure.
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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَنْبَر ‎(ʿanbar, ambergris), from Middle Persian ʾmbl ‎(ambar, ambergris).

Noun[edit]

ambre m (plural ambres)

  1. amber (fossil resin)
    • 1605, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Les commentaires, svr les six livres de Pedacius Dioscoride de la matière médecinale page 68
      les Indiens estiment plus l'ambre que l'encens.
      Indians value amber more highly than incense.