ombre

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɒm.bə/, /ˈɒm.bɹeɪ/

Noun[edit]

ombre ‎(uncountable)

  1. A Spanish card game, usually played by three people. 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?)
    • Young
      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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Noun[edit]

ombre ‎(plural ombres)

  1. (archaic) A large Mediterranean food fish Umbrina cirrosa
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Etymology 3[edit]

From French ombre ("shade").

Noun[edit]

ombre ‎(plural ombres)

  1. (colors) A gradual blending of one color hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from light to dark.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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
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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

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ombre m ‎(plural ombres)

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

Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

ombre m ‎(Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling אומברי)

  1. man

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French onbre < Latin umbra.

Noun[edit]

ombre f ‎(plural ombres)

  1. shadow (poorly lit area)

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

  1. plural of ombra