calumba


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calumba

(kæˈlʌmbə)
n
the root of the Mozambiquan plant Jateorhiza columba, used as an aid to digestion and as a mild tonic
[C18: perhaps named after Colombo]
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Abner Calumba, 53, a Filipino supervisor, said he reached the airport eight hours in advance to catch his Philippine Airlines flight scheduled at 9.
Rachel House Children's Hospice: pounds 400 In loving memory of my dear wife Isabel Murphy, from Eddie and family and all her friends at The Calumba Club, Coatbridge.