plural -s
: an Australian annual cloverlike plant (Trigonella suavissima) with yellow flowers and fragrant foliage valued as forage

Word History


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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“Calomba.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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