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ombu

(ɒmˈbuː)
n
(Plants) a large South American evergreen tree, Phytolacca dioica (family Phytolaccaceae), with a thick trunk
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Noun1.ombu - fast-growing herbaceous evergreen tree of South America having a broad trunk with high water content and dark green oval leaves
pokeweed - perennial of the genus Phytolacca
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Ovandu mbe resa aruhe kohapo ombu mave yenene okumuna ozongombe zokombanda mosikore, ombe yenena okumana omerihongero wavo, ombe muna oviungura, ombe tjanga nawa, omba takavarisa orutumbo rwomambo, ombe zemburuka nawa, ombe nounongo wokombanda mokupangununa ovina un ombe kara nondjenda notjari ku varwe.
The judge couldn't split Classical Art and Princess Ombu in the 2m1f novice handicap hurdle at Taunton.
At present, Ecopetrol already holds notable working interests of PUT17 block, Samichay A block and Samichay B block within this region, while Emerald Energy PLC, as the operator in Ombu, Durillo and Ceiba blocks, has conducted production and operations in this region since 2006, and has become one important strategic partner to Ecopetrol.
Here, one can infer that dakko site (hold me in your arms) and ombu site (hold me on your back) are the commands of the baby raccoon dog to its mother.
For manufacturers, the easy answer is simply to follow the regulations," said Dan O'Leary, regulatory compliance expert and president of Ombu Enterprises LLC in Swanzey, N.
After each visit to a temple - Edfu, Kom Ombu, the Aswan dams, Queen Hatshepsut's unfinished obelisk, Philae, Elephantine Island, Abu Simbel, Esna, Luxor, Karnak - we scurried to our cosy cabin and swotted up on gods, pharaonic dynasties, pylons, hypostyles, sanctuaries, hieroglyphs and cartouches in a desperate bid to keep up with him intelligently.
Born in the hearts of a small group of immigrants, it grew like an ombu tree whose roots reach deep into the earth.
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Santa (her name means saint in Spanish) is already mother to 19 month old Lily, who, in her words 'came out' at the same time as her first book, Meet Me Under the Ombu Tree.
Her talent for writing obviously shone through as her first novel, Meet Me Under the Ombu Tree, was snapped up at auction for pounds 100,000.