noun am·batch \ˈamˌbach\
variants: less commonly



Definition of ambatch



  1. :  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

First Known Use: 1861

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to criticize severely

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