dumba

noun
dum·​ba | \ ˈdəmbə, ˈdu̇m- \
plural -s

Definition of dumba

: a fat-tailed sheep of Bokhara and the Kyrgyz steppe that furnishes astrakhan

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History and Etymology for dumba

Persian, from dumb tail; akin to Old High German zumpho penis, Arabic duma- tail, Old English tæppa tap

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“Dumba.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dumba. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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