UMBRA MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Umbra Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The conical shadow projected from a planet or satellite, on the side opposite to the sun, within which a spectator could see no portion of the suns disk; -- used in contradistinction from penumbra. See Penumbra.
  2. (n.) The fainter part of a sun spot; -- now more commonly called penumbra.
  3. (n.) The central dark portion, or nucleus, of a sun spot.
  4. (n.) Any one of several species of sciaenoid food fishes of the genus Umbrina, especially the Mediterranean species (U. cirrhosa), which is highly esteemed as a market fish; -- called also ombre, and umbrine.


• Umbratile Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Umbratic.


• Umbraculiferous Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Bearing something like an open umbrella.


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