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ambatch Line breaks: am|batch
Pronunciation: /ˈambatʃ/

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Definition of ambatch in English:

noun

A tropical African tree of the pea family, with light spongy timber that is used for rafts and floats.
  • Aeschynomene elaphroxylon, family Leguminosae

Origin

Mid 19th century: of Ethiopic origin.

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