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umbrous Line breaks: um|brous
Pronunciation: /ˈʌmbrəs/

Definition of umbrous in English:


Shady: an umbrous wood
More example sentences
  • Beneath the umbrous trees a rivulet gently flowed.
  • An umbrous-featured local points out the route.
  • Elsewhere the drinkers sat in darkness, an umbrous gloom through which the orange flame of an occasional candle started.


Late 15th century: from Old French umbreux, from Latin umbrosus, from umber 'shadow'.

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