om·bre also om·ber (ŏmbər) or hom·bre (hŏmbər, ŏm-)
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 the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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