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bumbo

noun bum·bo \ˈbəm(ˌ)bō\
variants: less commonly

bombo

\ˈbäm-\

Definition of bumbo

plural

-s

  1. :  an alcoholic drink usually made with rum or gin, sugar, water, and sometimes spices

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Origin and Etymology of bumbo

perhaps from Italian (baby-talk) bombo drink, of imitative origin


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bumbo

noun bum·bo \"\

Definition of bumbo

plural

-s

  1. :  a West African leguminous tree (Daniella thurifer) that is the chief West African source of copal and has a soft pleasant-scented and damp-resistant wood

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Origin and Etymology of bumbo

of West African origin; probably akin to Mende bogbo, a tree whose fruit is used for vegetable sauce


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