Hombre



[om-ber] /ˈɒm bər/

noun, Cards.
1.
.
[om-brey, -bree] /ˈɒm breɪ, -bri/
noun
1.
man; fellow; guy:
That sheriff is a mean hombre.
[om-ber] /ˈɒm bər/
noun
1.
a card game popular in the 17th and 18th centuries and played, usually by three persons, with 40 cards.
2.
the player undertaking to win the pool in this game.
/ˈɒmbreɪ; -brɪ/
noun
1.
(Western US) a slang word for man
/ˈhɒmbə/
noun
1.
a variant of ombre
n.

“a man” (especially one of Spanish descent), 1846, from Spanish, from Latin hominem, accusative of homo “man” (see homunculus).

noun

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