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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.]
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ombre

(ˈɒmbə) or

omber

n
(Card Games) an 18th-century card game
[C17: from Spanish hombre man, referring to the player who attempts to win the stakes]
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