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om·bre

also om·ber  (ŏm′bər) or hom·bre  (hŏm′bər, ŏm′-)
n.
A trick-taking card game, played by three players with 40 cards, that was popular in Europe during the 1600s and 1700s.

[Spanish hombre, man, ombre, from Latin homō, homin-, man; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.]

om•ber

or hom•bre

(ˈɒm bər)

n.
a card game for three, played with 40 cards, popular in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Also, esp. Brit.,om′bre.
[1650–60; < French (h)ombre < Sp hombre literally, man < Latin hominem, acc. of homō man]
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