Definition of pombe in English:

pombe

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɒmbeɪ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
(In Central and East Africa) a fermented drink made from various kinds of grain and fruit: [mass noun]: you don’t drink anything except cheap pombe [count noun]: I have me a pombe too
More 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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