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