Umbra tree(Bot.), a tree (Phytolacca diocia) of the same genus as pokeweed. It is native of South America, but is now grown in southern Europe. It has large dark leaves, and a somber aspect. The juice of its berries is used for coloring wine. J. Smith

(Um*brac`u*lif"er*ous) a. [L. umbraculum umbrella (dim. of umbra shade) + -ferous.] (Bot.) Bearing something like an open umbrella.

(Um*brac`u*li*form) a. [L. umbraculum any thing that furnishes shade, a bower, umbrella (dim. of umbra a shade) + -form.] Having the form of anything that serves to shade, as a tree top, an umbrella, and the like; specifically (Bot.), having the form of an umbrella; umbrella- shaped.

(Um"brage) n. [F. ombrage shade, suspicion, umbrage, L. umbraticus belonging to shade, fr. umbra a shade. Cf. Umber, Umbratic.]

1. Shade; shadow; obscurity; hence, that which affords a shade, as a screen of trees or foliage.

Where highest woods, impenetrable
To star or sunlight, spread their umbrage broad.

2. Shadowy resemblance; shadow. [Obs.]

The opinion carries no show of truth nor umbrage of reason on its side.

3. The feeling of being overshadowed; jealousy of another, as standing in one's light or way; hence, suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment.

Which gave umbrage to wiser than myself.

Persons who feel most umbrage from the overshadowing aristocracy.
Sir W. Scott.

(Um*bra"geous) a. [Cf. F. ombraqeux shy, skittish, suspicious, in OF. also, shady. See Umbrage.]

1. Forming or affording a shade; shady; shaded; as, umbrageous trees or foliage.

Umbrageous grots and caves
Of cool recess, o'er which the mantling vine
Lays forth her purple grape.

2. Not easily perceived, as if from being darkened or shaded; obscure. [Obs.] Sir H. Wotton.

3. Feeling jealousy or umbrage; taking, or disposed to take, umbrage; suspicious. [Obs.] Bp. Warburton.Um*bra"geous*ly, adv.Um*bra"geous*ness, n.

(Um"brate) v. t. [L. umbratus, p. p. of umbrare to shade, fr. umbra a shade.] To shade; to shadow; to foreshadow. [Obs.]

(Um*brat"ic Um*brat"ic*al) a. [L. umbraticus, from umbra shade. See Umbrage.] Of or pertaining to the shade or darkness; shadowy; unreal; secluded; retired. [R.] B. Jonson.

(Um"bra*tile) a. [L. umbraticus, fr. umbra shade.] Umbratic. [R.] B. Jonson.

(Um*bra"tious) a. [L. umbra a shade. Cf. Umbrageous.] Suspicious; captious; disposed to take umbrage. [Obs. & R.] Sir H. Wotton.

(Um"bre) n. (Zoöl.) See Umber.

2. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of sciænoid food fishes of the genus Umbrina, especially the Mediterranean species which is highly esteemed as a market fish; — called also ombre, and umbrine.

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