or Ca·cim·bo

[ kuh-sim-boh ]

noun,plural ca·cim·bos.
  1. the dry, cool season in the Congo Basin that occurs from May to September: characterized by heavy morning fogs and mists.

Origin of cacimbo

First recorded in 1860–65; from Portuguese, said to be from Kimbundu, a Bantu language of northern Angola, used as a name for the season

Words Nearby cacimbo Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023