brume

[ broom ]
/ brum /

noun

mist; fog.

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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 brume

bru·mous [broo-muhs], /ˈbru məs/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for brume

brume
/ (bruːm) /

noun

poetic heavy mist or fog

Derived forms of brume

brumous, adjective

Word Origin for brume

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