Definition of pombe in English:

pombe

Syllabification: pom·be
Pronunciation: /ˈpämˌbā
 
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noun

  • (In central and eastern Africa) a fermented drink made from various kinds of grain and fruit.
    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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