Origin of brumal
Related Words for brumaldesolate, frozen, freezing, chilly, icy, frigid, bleak, frosty, wintry, crisp, snowy, brisk, raw, cool, bitter, intense, chilled, glacial, arctic, keen
Examples from the Web for brumal
Historical Examples of brumal
He shivers in brumal blasts, and hungry he chirps before your door.Welsh Folk-Lore
He shivers in the brumal blast; hungry he chirps before your door.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore
On a brumal November day, the Sarmania was to sail on her first trip under the Sutton house-flag.The Viking Blood
Frederick William Wallace
The brumal distance of the sun is felt, even in the intertropical regions.
He shivers in the brumal blast; hungry, he chirps before your door.
- of, characteristic of, or relating to winter; wintry
Word Origin and History for brumal
"belonging to winter," 1510s, from Latin brumalis, from bruma "winter" (see brume). The Latin word also is the ultimate source of Brumaire, second month (Oct. 22-Nov. 20) in calendar of the French Republic, literally "the foggy month," coined 1793 by Fabre d'Eglantine from French brume "fog" (see brume).