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obumbrate

adjective

Definition of obumbrate

obsolete

  1. :  darkened by or as if by shadow

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Origin and Etymology of obumbrate

Latin obumbratus, past participle of obumbrare to overshadow, from ob- to, over + umbrare to shade, from umbra shadow


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obumbrate

transitive verb ob·um·brate \äˈbəmˌbrāt\

Definition of obumbrate

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 :  shade darken cloud

  2. 2 archaic :  adumbrate

obumbration

\ˌäˌbəmˈbrāshən\ noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of obumbrate

Latin obumbratus, past participle of obumbrare


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