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Amb- \Amb-\, Ambi- \Am*bi-\ [L. prefix ambi-, amb-, akin to Gr. ?, Skr. abhi, AS. embe, emb, OHG. umbi, umpi, G. um, and also L. ambo both. Cf. Amphi-, Both, By.] A prefix meaning about, around; -- used in words derived from the Latin. [1913 Webster] ||

Usage examples of "amb-".

In the afternoon he submitted, lamb-like, to be led down to the beech-wood--that the wonderful talking stream might hold forth to him as it did to me.