Um"bles(?), n. pl. [See Nombles.] The entrails and coarser parts of a deer; hence, sometimes, entrails, in general.
2. A boss, or rounded elevation, or a corresponding depression, in a palate, disk, or membrane; as, the
umbo in the integument of the larv of echinoderms or in the tympanic membrane of the ear.
(Zol.) One of the lateral prominences just above the hinge of a bivalve shell.
Um"bo*na`ted(?), } a. [NL. umbonatus. See Umbo.] Having a conical or rounded projection or protuberance, like a boss.
(Zol.) Any one of several species of scinoid food fishes of the genus Umbrina, especially the Mediterranean species (Umbrina cirrhosa), which is highly esteemed as a market fish; -- called also
(Bot.), a tree (Phytolacca dioica) of the same genus as pokeweed. It is native of South America, but is now grown in southern Europe. It has large dark leaves, and a somber aspect. The juice of its berries is used for coloring wine.
J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants).
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