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cacimbo

[ kuh-sim-boh ]
/ kəˈsɪm boʊ /
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noun, plural ca·cim·bos.
a heavy mist or drizzle that occurs in the Congo Basin, often accompanied by onshore winds.
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Origin of cacimbo

First recorded in 1860–65; from Portuguese, said to be from Kimbundu, a Bantu language of northern Angola
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