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brumby

[ bruhm-bee ]
/ ˈbrʌm bi /
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noun, plural brum·bies. Australian.

a wild horse.

Nearby words

brule, brulee, brulé, brumaire, brumal, brumby, brume, brummagem, brummell, brummell, beau, brummie

Origin of brumby

First recorded in 1875–80; origin obscure
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brumby

/ (ˈbrʌmbɪ) /

noun plural -bies Australian

a wild horse, esp one descended from runaway stock
informal a wild or unruly person

Word Origin for brumby

C19: of unknown origin
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