noun, plural cam·bi·ums, cam·bi·a [kam-bee-uh] /ˈkæm bi ə/. Botany.
Origin of cambium
Examples from the Web for cambia
Historical Examples of cambia
But Cambia could take no chances with herself nor with Gen. Evan!
Cambia heard nothing; her face was pale, her hand trembling.
Cambia alone was left awake in the room, her mind busy with its past.
With a bound Edward reached her side and with an arm about her came to Cambia.
But Cambia's wits were sharper and the description supplied the link.
noun plural -biums or -bia (-bɪə)
Word Origin for cambium
1670s in botany sense, from Late Latin cambium "exchange," from Latin cambiare "change" (see change (v.)).
Plural cambiums cambia
The layer of a tree where growth occurs, just under the bark.