Umbra

Definition of Umbra

Um´bra
n.1.(Astron.) The conical shadow projected from a planet or satellite, on the side opposite to the sun, within which a spectator could see no portion of the sun's disk; - used in contradistinction from penumbra. See Penumbra.
2.(Zool.) Any one of several species of sciænoid food fishes of the genus Umbrina, especially the Mediterranean species (Umbrina cirrhosa), which is highly esteemed as a market fish; - called also ombre, and umbrine.
Umbra tree
(Bot.) a tree (Phytolacca dioica) of the same genus as pokeweed. It is native of South America, but is now grown in southern Europe. It has large dark leaves, and a somber aspect. The juice of its berries is used for coloring wine.
- J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants).

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adumbration, dark shade, eidolon, ghost, gloom, haunt, mere shadow, penumbra, phantasm, phantom, revenant, shade, shadiness, shadow, shadows numberless, silhouette, skiagram, skiagraph, spook, umbrage, umbrageousness
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