Main meanings of ambari in English

: ambari1ambari2

ambari1

Pronunciation /amˈbɑːri/

noun

(also amari)
Indian
  • A canopied howdah.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Oldenburg (c1619–1677), scientific correspondent and secretary of the Royal Society. From (i) Urdu ʿambārī.

Main meanings of ambari in English

: ambari1ambari2

ambari2

Pronunciation /amˈbɑːri/

noun

(also ambary)
  • More fully "ambari hemp". The fibre from the stem of a plant, Hibiscus cannabinus (family Malvaceae), used for making rope, canvas, and paper. Also: the plant itself, a tall annual herb with pale yellow or red flowers, native to East Africa and widely cultivated in southern and eastern Asia.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Hindi ambāṛī, of unknown origin.