Definition of pombe in English:

pombe

noun

  • (in central and eastern Africa) a fermented drink made from various kinds of grain and fruit.

    • ‘The species that was first isolated from a traditional African beer known as pombe.’
    • ‘Nobody had ever stopped by to teach them, but they'd figured it out for themselves and drank a wine they called pombe, made from plantains.’

Origin

Kiswahili.

Pronunciation:

pombe

/ˈpämbā/