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Noun: samba  sam-bu or saam-bu
  1. Large west African tree having large palmately lobed leaves and axillary cymose panicles of small white flowers and one-winged seeds; yields soft white to pale yellow wood
    - obeche, obechi, arere, Triplochiton scleroxcylon
  2. Music composed for dancing the samba
  3. A lively dance from Brazil, with roots from Africa
  4. A form of canasta using three decks of cards and six jokers
Verb: samba  sam-bu or saam-bu
  1. Dance the samba

Sounds like: salver, s, samba, sambar

Derived forms: sambas, sambaing, sambaed

Type of: ballroom dance, ballroom dancing, basket rummy, canasta, dance, dance music, meld, tree, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

Part of: genus Triplochiton, Triplochiton

Encyclopedia: Samba, Jammu