noun ca·lom·ba \kəˈlämbə\

Definition of calomba



  1. :  an Australian annual cloverlike plant (Trigonella suavissima) with yellow flowers and fragrant foliage valued as forage

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Origin and Etymology of calomba

borrowed from a word in an Australian Aboriginal language of the inland Central New South Wales group (cognate with Gamilaraay galuuba, name for Trigonella suavissima)

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