rumbo

noun
rum·​bo | \ ˈrəm(ˌ)bō\
plural -s

Definition of rumbo

archaic
: grog

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First Known Use of rumbo

1739, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rumbo

rumb- (from rumbullion) + -o

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