Definition of pombe in English:

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pombe

Pronunciation: /ˈpämbā/

noun

(In central and eastern Africa) a fermented drink made from various kinds of grain and fruit.
Example sentences
  • The species that was first isolated from a traditional African beer known as pombe.
  • Nobody had ever stopped by to teach them, but they'd figured it out for themselves and drank a wine they called pombe, made from plantains.

Origin

Kiswahili.

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Syllabification: pom·be

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