[ French, of uncertain origin.] (Zoology)
A large Mediterranean food fish ( Umbrina cirrhosa
): -- called also umbra
, and umbrine
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A game at cards, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons. 'When ombre calls, his hand and heart are free, And, joined to two, he fails not to make three.' (Young) ... Origin: F. Hombre, fr. Sp. Hombre, lit, a man, fr. L. Homo. See Human. ... <zoology> A large Mediterranean food fish (Umbrina cirrhosa): ... Synonym: um
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• (n.) A large Mediterranean food fish (Umbrina cirrhosa): -- called also umbra, and umbrine. • (n.) A game at cards, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons.
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Anglicized version of the classic Spanish card game originally called hombre (meaning `man`) and now known as tresillo in Spain and South America.[1 related articles]
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Ombre, English corruption of the Spanish word Hombre, arising from the muting of the H in Spanish, is a fast-moving seventeenth-century trick-taking card game for three players. Its illustrious history began in Spain around the end of the 16th Century as a four person game. It is one of the earliest card games known in Europe and by far the most c
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a term used to describe fabrics with a dyed, printed or woven design in which the colour is graduated from light to dark and often into stripes of varying shades.
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Ombre is a Spanish card game played with a deck of forty cards - the eight, nine and ten of each suit being rejected. The order of value of the cards is peculiar, and is different in the two colours. Nine cards are given to each of three players in parcels of three, the two black always being trumps.
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A fabric made by laying in wefts of yarn that are closely colored hues that after weaving created a shaded effect.
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