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umbra

Umbra is a 5 letter word which starts with the letter U and ends with the letter A for which we found 4 definitions.

Definition
(n.) The conical shadow projected from a planet or satellite on the side opposite to the sun within which a spectator could see no portion of the sun's disk; -- used in contradistinction from penumbra. See Penumbra.
(n.) The central dark portion or nucleus of a sun spot.
(n.) The fainter part of a sun spot; -- now more commonly called penumbra.
(n.) Any one of several species of sciaenoid food fishes of the genus Umbrina especially the Mediterranean species (U. cirrhosa) which is highly esteemed as a market fish; -- called also ombre and umbrine.

Syllable Information

The word umbra is a 5 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for umbra is: um-bra



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