plural -s
: an Argentine timber tree (Cecropia adenopus) with light soft wood

Word History


modification of American Spanish ambaiba, from Tupi

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ambay was in 1818

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“Ambay.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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