bridegroom


bride·groom

noun \ˈbrīd-ˌgrüm, -ˌgrm\

Definition of BRIDEGROOM

:  a man just married or about to be married

Origin of BRIDEGROOM

Middle English (Scots) brydegrome, by folk etymology from Middle English bridegome, from Old English brȳdguma, from brȳd + guma man; akin to Old High German brūtgomo bridegroom — more at homage
First Known Use: 14th century

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