ambatch

noun am·batch
variants: or less commonly ambach \ˈamˌbach\

Definition of ambatch

plural -es
:a rapidly growing thorny tree (Aeschynomene elaphroxylon) of the Nile valley valued for its white pithlike wood

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Origin and Etymology of ambatch

probably of Ethiopic origin; akin to Tigrinya ambasha, ambatcha, Amharic ambatcho, names of various plants


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