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Origin of brume
1800–10; <French: fog <Provençal bruma<Latin brūma winter, originally winter solstice, contraction of *brevima (diēs) shortest (day); see breve
OTHER WORDS FROM brumebru·mous [broo-muhs], /ˈbru məs/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for brume
It lifts its heavy bracts of flattened bloom Against the sky Hazily grey with brume.Goblins and Pagodas|John Gould Fletcher
"Brume brume on hill," is also mentioned in the Complayat of Scotland.Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Vol. II (of 3)|Walter Scott
The possibilities of each night were doomed by the French report, "Brume dans les valles!"'Green Balls'|Paul Bewsher
British Dictionary definitions for brume
/ (bruːm) /
poetic heavy mist or fog
Derived forms of brumebrumous, adjective
Word Origin for brume
C19: from French: mist, winter, from Latin brūma, contracted from brevissima diēs the shortest day
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