lammer

noun lam·mer \ˈlamər\

Definition of lammer

plural

-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  amber

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Origin and Etymology of lammer

Middle English (northern dialect) lambre, laumbre, from Middle French l'ambre the amber, from l', le the + ambre amber, ambergris — more at amber


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