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Definition of the noun ambatch

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Ambatch is the vernacular name of the Aeschynomene elaphroxylon, a species of Aeschynomene.

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Google previewOars, Sails, and Steam (2002)

A Picture Book of Ships by Edwin Tunis

The ambatch is that way at the bow, but it doesn't seem to have any stern at all. Probably the Fayoum boat was paddled; it's doubtful ...

Google previewTwo African Trips (1902)

With Notes and Suggestions on Big Game Preservation in Africa by Edward North Buxton

The ambatch is a buoyant, pithy stem which grows in marshy places near the river. Such craft are too frail to carry loads. In this thinly populated country we began to see larger game. Hippos were much more numerous, and from the gun- deck ...

Google previewGuide to Egypt and the Sûdân (1905)

Including a description of the route through Uganda to Mombasa by Macmillan, publishers, London

Perhaps the ambatch is the chief cause. With roots in the water, it grows to 15 and 20 ft., and 6 in. thick at the base. Its "wood" is light as a fungous growth, is easily broken off, and floats away to find another anchorage. Vossm grass, papyrus ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

ambatch BR 'ambats, -Hz AM 'aem baets, -oz Ambato BR am DCI.tody AM am' badot; SP am"bato amber BR 'ambo(r)...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

Ambatsch ambatch Aesch ynnmene falcala (Poir.) DC. Australian joint vetch Aeschynomene indica L. hard sola kath sola, kuhila Aesculus hippocastanum L. horse chestnut marronier, faux châtaigner Roßkastanie castaño de Indias Afraegle ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: ambatch A. indica L. English: Indian joint vetch, kat sola, knuckle bean bush, Buddha pea, sensitive joint vetch South Africa: ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1914)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

They were Ambatch (sEschynomcnc claphroxy- said to burn off the right breast that it /on), a thorny, leguminous might not impede them in the use of the shrub with yellow flowers growing in the bow — a legend that arose from the Greeks ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

ambatch /'ambatj/ ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

ambatch (am'bach), n." [ See ambash.] The pith-tree of the Nile, AEschynomene Elaphroxylon, a thorny shrub or small tree of extraordinarily quic owth: a characteristic plant of the waters of ...

Google previewThe Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge (1898)

by John Clark Ridpath

Ambatch. am' bach, n. [African name ! A thorny leguminous shrub with yellow flowers, growing in tropical African rivers, with light spongy wood, often made into rafts. Amblyopia, Amblropy, am-bli-3'm-a, am'- bli-o-pi, n. [From Gr. amblys, dull, ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3B3A1T1C3H4

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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