noun, plural bron·chos.


a combining form representing bronchus or bronchia in compound words: bronchopneumonia.
Also especially before a vowel, bronch-. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for broncho

Historical Examples of broncho

  • That's what I said—the man that won the broncho busting contest to-day.

    The Highgrader

    William MacLeod Raine

  • The broncho's back arched like a bow, and the saddle went skyward.

  • Over went the broncho on its back, rolling to its side quickly.

  • When I got to my feet, the buffalo lay dead and my broncho was trotting back.

  • I piloted my broncho to a slight roll of the prairie, where we could reconnoitre.

British Dictionary definitions for broncho


before a vowel bronch-

combining form

indicating or relating to the bronchibronchitis

Word Origin for broncho-

from Greek: bronchus
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broncho in Medicine



Bronchus; bronchial:bronchoscope.
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