AskDefine | Define gamba

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English

Noun

  1. Shortened name for the string instrument viola da gamba.
  2. A rank of organ pipes, so-called for a supposed resemblence of the sound to that of a viola da gamba.

Dutch

Noun

  1. The string instrument viola da gamba.

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Italian

Pronunciation

  • [ˈɡamba]

Etymology

From Latin gamba, from Greek καμπή "bend"

Noun

  1. leg (from knee to ankle)
  2. leg (of furniture)
  3. stroke (of a letter)

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Spanish

Etymology

From Italian gamba

Noun

  1. leg
  2. shrimp

Synonyms

* pierna

Swahili

Noun

gamba

Extensive Definition

Gamba may refer to:
gamba in Catalan: Gamba (desambiguació)
gamba in German: Gamba
gamba in Spanish: Gamba
gamba in Italian: Gamba
gamba in Hungarian: Gamba
gamba in Dutch: Gamba
gamba in Portuguese: Gamba
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