aumbre

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaumbər/, /ˈambər/

Noun[edit]

aumbre (uncountable)

  1. ambergris
  2. amber (colour)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: amber
  • Scots: ambir

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See also[edit]

Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet; inde              rose, murrey; purpel, purpur              claret