Definition of pombe in English:


Syllabification: pom·be
Pronunciation: /ˈpämˌbā


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



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