zimbo

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese zimbo.

Noun[edit]

zimbo (plural zimbos)

  1. A particular univalve mollusc once used as currency.

Etymology 2[edit]

From zombie, by switching vowels. Coined by philosopher Daniel Dennett.

Noun[edit]

zimbo (plural zimbos or zimboes)

  1. (philosophy) A non-conscious person analogous to a zombie, but capable of interrogating and discussing its own internal states.
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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

zimbo m (plural zimbos)

  1. A particular univalve mollusc once used as currency