[ am-byuh-lahnt; French ahn-by-lahnt ]

noun,plural am·bu·lantes [am-byuh-lahnts; French ahn-by-lahnt]. /ˌæm byəˈlɑnts; French ɑ̃ büˈlɑ̃t/.
  1. a portable tea table, used in 18th-century France.

Origin of ambulante

<French: literally, walking, feminine of ambulant, present participle of ambuler<Latin ambulāre.See amble

Words Nearby ambulante Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use ambulante in a sentence

  • At school they nick-named him "la Tour ambulante," because of his thick-set figure.

    Egoists | James Huneker