[ jam-bos, -bohs ]
/ ˈdʒæm bɒs, -boʊs /
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of jambos
<New Latin, variant of jambosa<English jamb(o) rose apple (<Hindi jambu, jambū<Sanskrit ) + Latin (r)osarose1
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Example sentences from the Web for jambos
We got some wretched wild fruit like that called "jambos" in India, and at midday reached the village of Chafunga.