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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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We had a long day's ride over the same rich green plain, abounding with various flocks, and with here and there a solitary estancia, and its one ombu tree.
Junto con los tres enormes palos borrachos de detras del convento, y del gran ombu que bordea el agua, hay tambien pinos y paraisos muy jovenes que crecen en la barranca, hacia el rio (Saer 2013: 286).
Also, sworn in as Special Advisers are, Sinkumo Ekisah, Okobokakpo Ombu, Orufa Boloubo, Embeleakpor Apere, Prince Isiki, Richard Ibegu,
There is lots of natural, carved wood - inspired by the giant Ombu trees in Argentina - and a colour scheme that is more muted than Gaucho's older restaurants with a focus on neutral colours rather than a stark black and white aesthetic.
Audit of a new model of birth care for women with low risk pregnancies in South Africa: The primary care onsite midwife-led birth unit (OMBU).
Un abordaje desde la historia social en el Gran Rosario, 1969-1976", Facultad de Humanidades y Artes, Universidad Nacional de Rosario; Seminara, Luciana (2012) "Bajo la sombra del ombu. Montoneros Sabino Navarro.