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brow

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noun \ˈbrau̇\

Definition of brow

  1. 1 a :  eyebrow b :  forehead

  2. 2 :  the projecting upper part or margin of a steep place

  3. 3 :  expression, mien



Origin and Etymology of brow

Middle English, from Old English brū; akin to Old Norse brūn eyebrow, Greek ophrys, Sanskrit bhrū


First Known Use: before 12th century


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brow

noun

Definition of brow



Origin and Etymology of brow

perhaps from Dan or Swedish bro bridge; akin to Old English brycg bridge


First Known Use: 1867

Rhymes with brow



BROW Defined for Kids

brow

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noun \ˈbrau̇\

Definition of brow for Students

  1. 1 :  eyebrow

  2. 2 :  forehead

  3. 3 :  the upper edge of a steep slope




Medical Dictionary

brow

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noun \ˈbrau̇\

Medical Definition of brow

  1. 1:  eyebrow

  2. 2:  either of the lateral prominences of the forehead

  3. 3:  forehead




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