ombu

noun
om·​bu | \ ämˈbü \
plural -s

Definition of ombu

: a large herbaceous South American tree (Phytolacca dioica) having an immensely broad trunk, soft spongy wood, and dark green oval leaves

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History and Etymology for ombu

Spanish ombú, from Guarani umbú

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“Ombu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ombu. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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