Om"ber, Om"bre (?), n. [F. hombre, fr. Sp. hombre, lit., a man, fr. L. homo. See Human.]

A game at cards, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons.

Pope.

When ombre calls, his hand and heart are free, And, joined to two, he fails not to make three. Young.

 

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Om"bre, n. [F., of uncertain origin.] Zool.

A large Mediterranean food fish (Umbrina cirrhosa): -- called also umbra, and umbrine.

 

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