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[brong-koh] /ˈbrɒŋ koʊ/
noun, plural bronchos.


a combining form representing bronchus, or bronchia, in compound words:
Also, especially before a vowel, bronch-. Unabridged
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Historical Examples
  • Jim fixed up a crude harness out of the ropes and hitched our broncho team onto the first log.

  • I am a vaquero, and here I reside; Show me the broncho I cannot ride.

    Cowboy Songs Various
  • His body is like a bundle of wires, as thin and muscular and enduring as that of a broncho pony.

    Adventures In Friendship David Grayson
  • That's what I said—the man that won the broncho busting contest to-day.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
  • "Because we are whites and not Red-skins," broncho Harry said.

    Redskin and Cow-Boy G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
  • The broncho's back arched like a bow, and the saddle went skyward.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas Frank Gee Patchin
  • Suddenly settling back on its haunches, the broncho rolled over on its side.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas Frank Gee Patchin
  • Over went the broncho on its back, rolling to its side quickly.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas Frank Gee Patchin
  • Festina lente is their national maxim, and your thorough-bred peon would choose a broncho rather than a locomotive any day.

    Across America James F. Rusling
  • I piloted my broncho to a slight roll of the prairie, where we could reconnoitre.

    Lords of the North A. C. Laut
British Dictionary definitions for broncho


combining form
indicating or relating to the bronchi: bronchitis
Word Origin
from Greek: bronchus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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broncho in Medicine

broncho- or bronch- or bronchi-
Bronchus; bronchial: bronchoscope.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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