jambee

noun

jam·​bee
ˈjamˌbē
plural -s
archaic
: a walking stick made from East Indian rattans (genus Calamus) and popular in the reign of Queen Anne

Word History

Etymology

from Jambi (Djambi), district and town, Sumatra, Indonesia

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“Jambee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jambee. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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