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coomb

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or coombe

[ koom, kohm ]
/ kum, koʊm /
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noun
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Other definitions for coomb (2 of 2)

coomb2
[ koom ]
/ kum /

noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coomb

coomb

combe, coombe or comb

/ (kuːm) /

noun
mainly Southern English a short valley or deep hollow, esp in chalk areas
mainly Northern English another name for cirque

Word Origin for coomb

Old English cumb (in place names), probably of Celtic origin; compare Old French combe small valley and Welsh cwm valley
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