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brume

[ broom ]

noun

  1. mist; fog.


brume

/ bruːm /

noun

  1. poetic.
    heavy mist or fog


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Derived Forms

  • ˈbrumous, adjective
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Other Words From

  • bru·mous [broo, -m, uh, s], adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of brume1

1800–10; < French: fog < Provençal bruma < Latin brūma winter, originally winter solstice, contraction of *brevima ( diēs ) shortest (day); breve
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Word History and Origins

Origin of brume1

C19: from French: mist, winter, from Latin brūma , contracted from brevissima diēs the shortest day
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Example Sentences

Le laid est beau et le beau laid Allons flotter dans la brume, Allons faire le tour du monde, Dans la brume et l'air immonde.

The possibilities of each night were doomed by the French report, "Brume dans les valles!"

It lifts its heavy bracts of flattened bloom Against the sky Hazily grey with brume.

Quelques sommets, dont les bases se noyaient d'une brume flottante, s'clairaient dans l'est.

"Brume brume on hill," is also mentioned in the Complayat of Scotland.

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