What does obumbrate mean?

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Obumbrate(verb)

    to shade; to darken; to cloud

  2. Origin: [L. obumbratus, p. p. of obumbrare to overshadow, cloud; ob + umbrare to shade.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Obumbrate

    ob-um′brāt, v.t. to overshadow, to darken.—adj. lying under some projecting part, as the abdomen of certain spiders.—adj. Obum′brant, overhanging. [L. obumbrāre, -ātum, to overshadow.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obumbrate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obumbrate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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